Improving Communication, Building Trust are Seen as Keys to Fixing Relationships between Local Jurisdictions and the State Government

Michigan Public Policy Survey May 2017

19 Pages Posted: 12 May 2017

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Debra Horner

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

Thomas M. Ivacko

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

Date Written: May 3, 2017

Abstract

This report presents the opinions of Michigan’s local government leaders regarding the relationships between their local jurisdictions and the State government, including particular factors that affect State-local relations, how those relations could be improved, and levels of trust. The findings in this report are based on statewide surveys of local government leaders in the Fall 2016 wave of the Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS).

Keywords: intergovernmental relations, state preemption, state-local relations

Suggested Citation

Horner, Debra and Ivacko, Thomas M., Improving Communication, Building Trust are Seen as Keys to Fixing Relationships between Local Jurisdictions and the State Government (May 3, 2017). Michigan Public Policy Survey May 2017, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2966936

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

Thomas M. Ivacko (Contact Author)

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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