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The Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) conducts, supports and fosters applied academic research to inform local, state, and urban policy issues.

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Michigan Public Policy Survey

The MPPS is a biannual survey of Michigan's local government leaders. More info.

Report: Michigan local governments finally pass fiscal health tipping point overall, but one in four still report decline


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Report: Beyond the coast, a tenuous relationship between Michigan local governments and the Great Lakes


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Energy & Environmental Policy Initiative

CLOSUP's Energy and Environmental Policy Initiative brings the latest academic knowledge to bear on issues of energy, environment, and climate policy. More info.

Report: Shale Governance in the European Union: Principles and Practice

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Report: Public Perceptions of Shale Gas Extraction and Hydraulic Fracturing in New York and Pennsylvania

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