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Issue Papers & Legislative Briefs
The League's advocacy team spends a great deal of time researching legislative issues of importance to municipalities. Through their research, they develop issue papers and legislative briefs that provide the framework for the League's efforts to represent municipalities' best interests at the state and federal level.
2014 Revenue Sharing Factsheet - The revenue sharing distribution formula was designed to appropriately compensate the communities that support us all and the higher costs they bear. Therefore, when that formula is underfunded, Michigan’s entire economy suffers.
The Great Revenue Sharing Heist - There have been a lot of high profile robberies over the years. The Lufthansa robbery, D.B. Cooper highjacking, the Antwerp Diamond Caper...but these crimes look amateurish compared to the state of Michigan’s Great Revenue Sharing Heist.
Current Practices and Policy Recommendations Concerning Public Act 198 Industrial Facilities Tax Abatements (Land Policy Institute, Michigan State University - October, 2007)
Economic Development Downtown Package