Published on November 30, 2023
Based on MSU Extension annual reporting and evaluation feedback, 2022 proved to be another good year leveraging resources provided by Van Buren County to help us do our work in the community.
Published on November 10, 2023
Midland County Administrator/Controller Bridgette Gransden discusses Midland County's efforts to support employee well-being and the impact of those efforts on county staff.
Published on October 3, 2023
This report is a general summary of raw data generated from visitor assessment surveys, photos, and discussions. Information presented in this report reflects the exclusive perspectives of five visitors to the City of Grand Blanc and surrounding region.
Relief at the Right Time: How Michigan's Local Governments are Spending their State and Local Fiscal Relief Funds
Published on August 7, 2023
As of March 31, 2023, approximately $1.9 billion, or about 42 percent, has been obligated out of the $4.4 billion dispersed among over 1,700 local Michigan units from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and Local Fiscal Recover Funds (SLFRF).
Published on April 20, 2023
Dr. Eric Scorsone discusses the impact of inflation and economic challenges, what direction the economy might be heading in, and steps local governments can take to prepare for a variety of scenarios.
Published on March 17, 2023
The proportion of Americans engaged in remote work grew by unprecedented amounts over the course of the pandemic, with several implications for local governments in Michigan stemming from this change.
Published on March 15, 2023
The current stability of local government should be seen as opportunity to fix the system and prevent future problems.
Published on January 30, 2023
The ZBA Online Certificate Course is a self-paced online training designed for members of the local government Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA), local government staff who work alongside the ZBA, and local government managers and attorneys.
Published on October 11, 2022
This bulletin offers Michigan voters a brief analysis of statewide ballot proposal 22-2, which would amend the Michigan Constitution to expand voting rights protections.
Published on September 23, 2022
This bulletin offers Michigan voters a brief analysis of Statewide Ballot Proposal 22-3, a proposed constitutional amendment to protect reproductive rights, including the right to abortion care.