Mixed Signals Continue for Michigan Local Governments’ Fiscal Health, While Future Outlooks Worsen

25 Pages Posted: 10 Mar 2020

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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: December 1, 2019

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 10 statewide survey waves of the Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS) conducted annually each spring from 2009 through 2019.

Keywords: local government, fiscal health, Michigan

Suggested Citation

Horner, Debra and Ivacko, Thomas M., Mixed Signals Continue for Michigan Local Governments’ Fiscal Health, While Future Outlooks Worsen (December 1, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3535575 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3535575

Debra Horner

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

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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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