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Election '08's Impact on Michigan: The Candidates’ Positions on Energy, the Environment, and the Economy

Random Factoid

To deal with decreased funding and increased costs, 47% of Michigan's counties and 41% of its cities expect to cut public services in 2010. The percentages fall to 33% of Michigan's villages and 17% of its townships (these smaller units tend to provide fewer services).

MPPS, Spring 2009






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Did you know?
As of spring 2009, only 14% of Michigan's local government officials surveyed said they believe the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (a.k.a. the federal stimulus package) would significantly help improve economic conditions in their communities.

MPPS, Spring 2009



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