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News and Announcements
February 8, 2007 Policy Report released on parks and recreation in southeast Michigan.
January 2, 2007 CLOSUP announces the new UM faculty funding program called the CLOSUP Policy Research Grants program. This new program combines and replaces CLOSUP's two previous funding programs (the Small Grants Program and the Major Projects Program).
December 1, 2006 CLOSUP announces the Policy Resources Virtual Library, a new database on the CLOSUP web site that provides search and browse functions to assist researchers, policymakers, academics, students, and others, with finding important public policy resources such as reports, articles, datasets, etc.
September 5, 2006 Policy Brief released on travel and transportation issues in southeast Michigan.
August 16, 2006 Policy Report released on public services, local government, and taxes in southeast Michigan.
July 11, 2006 Policy Report released on the homeless population in Washtenaw County, Michigan.
June 20, 2006 Policy Report released on travel and transportation in southeast Michigan.
March 27, 2006 Policy Report released on school construction and renovation and related sprawl in Michigan.
March 22, 2006 Summary Report released from the agenda-setting conference "Where Do We Go From Here?"
December 5, 2005 Announcement of the 5th annual Major Projects Program funding opportunity.
October 14, 2005 Announcement of conference on Creating Collaborative Communities.
October 12, 2005 Policy Brief released: Regional Governance in Michigan: Challenges and Opportunities of Intergovermental Cooperation".
October 10, 2005 Presentation by Bruce Katz, Brookings Institution, on Lessons from Katrina for Urban and Social Welfare Policy.
May 17, 2005 Policy Report on Regional Governance released.
May 13, 2005 2005 State Politics and Policy Conference co-sponsored by CLOSUP.
March 13, 2005 Great Lakes Regional Economic Intiative Planning Conference co-sponsored by CLOSUP.
December 3, 2004 FY 2006 Major Projects Program funding opportunity announced. Proposal due date: March 1, 2005.
May 12, 2004 Colloquium series announcement: Trends and Prospects in the Michigan Economy Session Two: Tax Policy Issues.
March 17, 2004 Colloquium series announced: Trends and Prospects in the Michigan Economy Session One: Economic Policy.
December 3, 2003 FY 2005 Major Projects Program funding opportunity announced.
August 5, 2003 Michigan at the Millennium released.
July 1, 2003 CLOSUP Major Projects Program awards made for FY 2004.
May 05, 2003 First version of CLOSUP newsletter available on website.
April 15, 2003 Updated information on two May 2003 research conferences.
November 14, 2002 Funding opportunity: CLOSUP announces the FY04 Major Projects Program.
October 18, 2002 Privatization Conference: CLOSUP and the University of Michigan's Office of Tax Policy Research will host a day-long conference in Ann Arbor on November 22, 2002 entitled "Privatization: Issues of State and Local Public Infrastructure."
April 18, 2002 Small Grants Program - Faculty funding opportunity announced
December 15, 2001 Major Projects Program - Faculty funding opportunity announced


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