Local Leaders Say Michigan Road Funding Needs Major Increase, But Lack Consensus on Options that Would Raise the Most Revenue

24 Pages Posted: 27 Feb 2015

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Thomas M. Ivacko

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

Sarah Mills

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

Date Written: February 25, 2015

Abstract

This report presents the opinions of Michigan’s local government leaders on a range of issues surrounding roads and bridges in their jurisdictions, from their current condition and maintenance to state and local road funding. Findings in the report are based on statewide surveys of local government leaders in the Fall 2014 wave of the Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS).

Keywords: Roads and bridges, infrastructure, tax and finance, Michigan, local government, survey

Suggested Citation

Ivacko, Thomas M. and Mills, Sarah, Local Leaders Say Michigan Road Funding Needs Major Increase, But Lack Consensus on Options that Would Raise the Most Revenue (February 25, 2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2569659 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2569659

Thomas M. Ivacko (Contact Author)

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Sarah Mills

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy ( email )

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Ann Arbor, MI 48109
United States
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