Michigan Local Government Officials Report Complex Mix of Improvement and Decline in Fiscal Health, but with Overall Trend Moving Slowly Upward

Michigan Public Policy Survey, October 2017

25 Pages Posted: 12 Oct 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: October 11, 2017

Abstract

This report presents Michigan local government leaders’ assessments of their jurisdictions’ fiscal conditions and the actions they plan to take in the coming year given their financial situations. The findings are based on responses from nine statewide survey waves of the Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS) conducted annually each spring from 2009 through 2017.

Keywords: local government, fiscal health, tax revenue

Suggested Citation

Horner, Debra and Ivacko, Thomas M., Michigan Local Government Officials Report Complex Mix of Improvement and Decline in Fiscal Health, but with Overall Trend Moving Slowly Upward (October 11, 2017). Michigan Public Policy Survey, October 2017, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3051141

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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