Published on January 19, 2021
Imagine our community water systems providing sustainable and continuous access to affordable and clean drinking water for their service area population. We will examine institutions, rules, and processes that govern community drinking water systems.
Published on December 15, 2020
We will discuss issues relevant to local democracy and government at the intersection of law, finance and politics. Topics we will explore are chosen to assist local officials and residents to make decisions in their best interest and for the common good.
Published on July 6, 2020
Safe voting during a pandemic.
Published on May 22, 2020
Guides help local governments through the unprecedented impacts of COVID-19.
Published on April 9, 2020
In order to assist our community members and partners, the Center for Local Government Finance and Policy has compiled brief overviews of COVID-19 response efforts as well as potential implications and impacts for local governments.
Published on July 12, 2019
MSU Extension will work with University of Michigan, Wayne State to provide city of Detroit economic analysis and forecasting.
Published on May 15, 2018
The three Social Security coverage statuses of Michigan’s police officers and firefighters.
Published on May 23, 2017
The Fire Fighters and Police Officers Retirement Act (Act 345 of 1937) allows for a retirement plan for police officers and firefighters and also authorizes a funding source. What is Act 345, what does it do, and why does it matter?
Published on February 13, 2017
An analysis of the possible impact of repealing the income tax and what we can learn from Kansas
Published on January 26, 2016
The top 20 unfunded liabilities across cities, villages and townships in Michigan.