Responding to Budget Surplus vs. Deficit: The Preferences of Michigan's Local Leaders and Citizens
Michigan Public Policy Survey, December 2015
13 Pages Posted: 11 Dec 2015
Date Written: December 9, 2015
This report presents the opinions of Michigan’s local government leaders and Michigan citizens on the question of policy preferences when local governments face either budget deficits or budget surpluses. These findings are based on statewide surveys of local government leaders in the Spring 2015 wave of the Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS) as well as data from Cobalt Community Research’s 2015 National Citizen Engagement and Priority Assessment.
Keywords: local government, budget surplus, budget deficit
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