What tools, policies, laws and treatment are needed to battle -- indeed to crush -- the opioid epidemic? What infrastructure needs, including the opioid battle, will Michigan decide to fund?
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Kick the tires and hitch a ride on the State of the State Podcast. Our Marchcasters take automated vehicles for a podcast spin and review the governor's plan to smooth Michigan's roadways.
A new State of the State Survey finds out what Michigan residents know about the Line 5 underwater oil pipeline, and how worried they are about any potential spill in icy waters.
New research shines light on Michigan's energy choices. And the economy to come and our political preferences. Listen in!
IPPSR podcasters feature the latest results from the State of the State Survey just before Election 2018. Their guest is MSU Professor Zachary Neal.
Just past Michigan's August primary, IPPSR's State of the State Podcast reviews gubernatorial campaigns, voter demographics and how Michigan may handle -- or not -- another recession.
In March 2017, the Michigan House of Representatives narrowly voted down a proposal to reduce the income tax. But the issue of tax cuts continues to be discussed, both at the state and federal level. To gauge citizen opinions about tax cuts, MSU’s State of the State Survey asked Michigan residents questions about the proposed tax cut in summer 2017.
The survey indicated that when residents learn who is poised to benefit most from a tax reduction — the wealthy — their support for the cut fell significantly, compared to those who didn't receive that information.