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Grand Rapids forum: U-M experts discuss local government funding

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT

DATE: 7-8:30 p.m. March 28, 2013

EVENT: Leaders of the Gerald R. Ford School's Center for Local, State and Urban Policy discuss findings from the Michigan Public Policy Survey. The survey asked leaders from 1,329 of Michigan's local governments to report on the future of public services in their jurisdictions in the aftermath of the Great Recession.

The survey's results show that a majority of Michigan's local leaders think our system of funding local governments is broken.

Center director Barry Rabe, program manager Thomas Ivacko and project manager Debra Horner will present the survey findings and solutions suggested by these leaders.

The event is part of the Ford School's year-long celebration of President Ford's centennial, honoring a citizen, public servant and leader. It is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.

To make a reservation, call (616) 254-0384 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

PLACE: Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, 303 Pearl St. NW, Grand Rapids, Mich.

CONTACT: Thomas Ivacko, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , (734) 647-4163

INFORMATION: http://fordschool.umich.edu/events/calendar/1525

 

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