Michigan Public Policy Surveys
May 31, 2022
More than half of Michigan’s local officials say that moving government meetings online during the pandemic decreased the overall quality of such gatherings, according to a U-M survey.
March 17, 2022
Many Michigan local leaders report recycling is somewhat or very important to their community members, with 65% of officials from the state’s largest jurisdictions saying recycling issues are very important.
May 14, 2018
Nearly half of Michigan’s largest local governments feel they have little staff capacity for land use planning and zoning, according to a survey from U-M researchers.
May 5, 2017
Many local government leaders across Michigan aren’t content with their jurisdiction’s relationship with state government, according to a new survey by U-M researchers.
February 23, 2016
While local leaders say police forces across Michigan have good overall relations with their communities, those in larger cities worry about the possibility of civil unrest, a U-M survey shows.