by Laurie Cummings, Economist, and Robert Kleine, Senior Economist Once forbidden fruit, gaming has grown in popularity nationwide as a form of entertainment and as fuel for state budgets. This Advisor discusses ...
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by Craig Ruff, President In November 1992, Michigan voters approved placing limits on the number of terms that an individual may serve in elective state office.  This paper reviews the ...
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by Kara Douma, M.P.A., Senior Consultant for Survey Research This Advisor discusses what's right and wrong with our schools, based on data from the 1996 Michigan Education Poll and a 1997 Wall Street ...
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by Robert J. Kleine, Vice President and Senior Economist This Advisor summarizes the highlights of Governor Engler’s recommended state budget for fiscal year 1997–98. It comments on the budget's economic assumptions as ...
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by Peter Pratt, Ph.D., Vice President for Health Policy This Advisor discusses policymakers' wish to shape the Michigan health care market and the unusual bipartisanship involved. Bipartisan Call to Shape the Health ...
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A one-page summary of Michigan legislative activity and political news of significance to government operations, public policy, and voter attitudes. Published weekly during legislative sessions and intermittently during legislative recesses. ...
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by Robert J. Kleine, Vice President and Senior Economist This Advisor discusses the implications of various proposals allowing the investment of Social Security Trust Fund monies in the stock market. Advisory Panel ...
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Brief commentaries and opinion pieces on issues of the day. Published periodically, sometimes in conjunction with Michigan Roundup. Written by various staff members. Technology in the Classroom - January 17 ...
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A monthly publication that provides analysis of important health care issues under consideration by the legislature, executive branch, and professional associations. Written by Peter Pratt, Ph.D., Vice President and Senior ...
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