• Headlee and Proposal A Explained for Michigan Counties

    Published on November 1, 2017

    This report provides the Michigan Constitution language and stated purpose of the Headlee and Proposal A amendments. The 2016 revenue loss due to both provisions is presented for each county.

  • A Review of Michigan's Local Financial Emergency Law

    Published on May 10, 2017

    The paper outlines the four versions of local emergency manager law, and discusses pros and cons of PA 436 of 2012. It outlines four major alternatives to the way Michigan addresses local financial emergencies.