Published on November 11, 2015
This case study of Flint explores the economic and fiscal trends that led to the state takeover via an emergency financial manager in November 2011 and to analyzes the impact of the emergency manager policy on the city’s fiscal health.
Published on September 13, 2013
At the start of 2013, significant new restrictions were placed on local governmental authority to regulate the expansion and location of wireless service facilities, in addition the restrictions on local regulations already in place.
Published on July 9, 2012
The Lansing-East Lansing metro region is home to 77 general-purpose local governments including cities, townships, villages and counties.