Michigan Local Governments Finally Pass Fiscal Health Tipping Point Overall, But One in Four Still Report Decline

Michigan Public Policy Survey, October 2014

24 Pages Posted: 8 Oct 2014

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Thomas M. Ivacko

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Debra Horner

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Michael Crawford

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Date Written: October 2, 2014

Abstract

This report presents Michigan local government leaders’ assessments of their jurisdictions’ fiscal conditions and the actions they are taking in response to ongoing and widespread fiscal challenges. The findings are based on responses from six statewide survey waves of the Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS) conducted annually each spring from 2009 through 2014.

Keywords: Michigan, local government, fiscal health, taxation

Suggested Citation

Ivacko, Thomas M. and Horner, Debra and Crawford, Michael, Michigan Local Governments Finally Pass Fiscal Health Tipping Point Overall, But One in Four Still Report Decline (October 2, 2014). Michigan Public Policy Survey, October 2014, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2506915

Thomas M. Ivacko (Contact Author)

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy ( email )

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Debra Horner

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy ( email )

735 South State Street, Weill Hall
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
United States

Michael Crawford

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy ( email )

735 South State Street, Weill Hall
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
United States

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