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Local leaders say Michigan road funding needs major increase, but lack consensus on options that would raise the most revenue

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February 2015


This report presents the opinions of Michigan’s local government leaders on a range of issues surrounding roads and bridges in their jurisdictions, from their current condition and maintenance to state and local road funding. Findings in the report are based on statewide surveys of local government leaders in the Fall 2014 wave of the Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS).

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Keywords: Public Finance & Taxation, Public Opinion, Transportation

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