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Michigan's local leaders generally support Detroit bankruptcy filing despite some concerns

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February 2014


This report presents Michigan local government leaders’ opinions regarding issues surrounding municipal bankruptcies in general, as well as the city of Detroit’s bankruptcy specifically. The findings in this report are based on a statewide survey of local government leaders in the Fall 2013 wave of the Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS).

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Keywords: Economy and Economic Development, Labor Supply & Workforce Development, Public Finance & Taxation, Public Opinion

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