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

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October 2014


This report presents Michigan local government leaders’ assessments of their jurisdictions’ fiscal conditions and the actions they are taking in response to ongoing and widespread fiscal challenges. The findings are based on responses from six statewide survey waves of the Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS) conducted annually each spring from 2009 through 2014.

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Keywords: Community Development, Economy and Economic Development, Public Finance & Taxation, Public Opinion

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