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Author Archives: Eric Lupher
from: A former county commissioner subject: PA 88 of 1913 body: Eric: I am a former county administrator and county commissioner from a Michigan county. After my retirement from the board, the next Board of Commissioners “discovered” PA 88 was … Continue reading
Today, both the Detroit News and Detroit Free Press both reported that nine Wayne County communities were asking for a declaratory judgment to clarify whether they can and/or should be capturing revenues from the Detroit Zoo 0.1 mill tax levy. … Continue reading
Question: Explain to me how opponents of Proposal 2 determine that the proposal will make buses unsafe and schools unable to fire felons as claimed in recent ads. Answer: Proposal 2 says that “No existing or future law of the … Continue reading
Organizations like the Citizens Research Council of Michigan are based on the premise that better information leads to better government. Policymakers in Washington, D.C., are currently debating the value of the American Community Survey (ACS), an on-going effort of the … Continue reading
In 1916, the appearance of Detroit’s streets, alleys, and public places was “disgraceful”. People regularly dropped paper and other waste wherever they were, rubbish was thrown into alleys with merely the hope of hitting the receptacle intended to hold that … Continue reading
CRC’s recent report on recall elections is the focus of an article by Ron Dzwonkowski in the Detroit Free Press, All eyes on effort to oust Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, but recalls are common in Michigan.
The Governor has suggested the authorization of local-option motor vehicle registration taxes for Michigan counties. This would not be the first time such taxes were authorized. Public Act 237 of 1987, the Local Road Improvement and Operations Revenue Act, granted … Continue reading
On Wednesday, September 28, 2011, CRC’s Director of State Affairs, Eric Lupher, appeared before the League of Women Voters Dearborn—Dearborn Heights voter forum to explain the City of Dearborn Heights’ Headlee Override Millage Proposal on the November 8 ballot. The … Continue reading