- Michigan’s Economy Continuing to Grow
- How Much are Health Insurance Premiums Costing Michigan’s Residents and Businesses?
- Is there a Shortage of Health Care Professionals in Michigan?
- The Impact of Michigan’s No-fault Auto Insurance on Health Care Costs
- Budget Target Agreement: Reading the Tea Leaves
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- Eric Lupher on New CRC Report Looks at Options for Addressing School District Deficits
- Gov. Rick Snyder’s winning employment numbers won’t last without skilled workforce (Rick Haglund column) | on Michigan’s Per Capita Personal Income Rank Improves
- Todd on CRC Recommendations Reflected in Proposed School Retirement System Reforms
- Bob on CRC Recommendations Reflected in Proposed School Retirement System Reforms
- Bob Hud on CRC Recommendations Reflected in Proposed School Retirement System Reforms
Monthly Archives: March 2012
Some people believe, mistakenly, that charter schools can be selective with regards to the students they enroll and that this selectivity accounts for the difference in student composition when compared to traditional public schools in Michigan. One example people point … Continue reading
One area where school budgets have felt growing pressure over the last decade, during years of constrained revenue growth, is spending on special education. CRC recently examined special education finances to provide policymakers with a comprehensive review of the issues … Continue reading
The Bureau of Economic Analysis released state personal income for 2011 today. The rankings show an improvement in Michigan’s economic performance. In 2011, Michigan personal income grew 5.2 percent, the 16th fastest rate of growth among states and Washington D.C. … Continue reading
In 2004, CRC warned of the increasing challenges facing K-12 school funding arising from required annual increases in school retirement contribution rates. Annual employer (school district) contributions pay for future pension benefits for current school employees, health benefits for current … Continue reading
Michigan’s Medicaid Enrollment Has Grown More Rapidly Over the Last Decade Than the National Average
Enrollment is one driving factor in Medicaid cost growth. During the period from June 2001 to June 2010, Medicaid enrollment grew 47 percent nationally, 69 percent in Michigan, and an average of 66 percent in the Great Lake states (excluding … Continue reading
In March 2010, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) that will require health insurance for all individuals when it takes effect on January 1, 2014. States will be responsible for implementing some major changes outlined … Continue reading