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1940

  • Report 154, Some Problems in Housing and Rehabilitation in Detroit ( December 1940 ) 22 pages
  • Just A Second 399, About Public Relief and Insurance Cases as of October 31, 1940 ( November 1940 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 398, About a Better Current Financial Position ( November 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 397, About the Wayne County Budget for 1940-41 ( November 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 396, About Charter Amendments: No. F – Civil Service for Board of Health Employees; Referendum: Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority ( November 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 395, About Wayne County’s 10-Year Building Program ( October 1940 ) 2 pages
  • About Charter Amendments: No. BB — Amendments to the Old City Pension Plan; No. A — Payment of City Taxes on Legal Holidays; No. B — Payment of City Taxes; No. C — Parks and Boulevards and Recreation Departments Consolidation; No. D — Parks and Recreation
    Just A Second 394 ( October 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 393, About Charter Amendments on the November Ballot: No. 1: Police and Fire Pension Plan ( October 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 392, About the State Ballot Proposals: No. 1 — Extension of the 15-Mill Tax Limit; No. 2 — Civil Service; No. 3 — Referendum: DSR Under Public Service Commission; No. 4 — Referendum: The “Advertising” Dentist Act ( October 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 391, About County Conventions ( September 1940 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 390, About Public Relief and Insurance Cases as of August 31, 1940 ( September 40 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 389, About Being Practical ( August 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 388, About Economies in Medical Services ( July 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 387, About July 1 ( July 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 386, About Public Relief and Insurance Cases at May 31, 1940 ( June 1940 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 385, About Selecting a Secretary ( June 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Report 153, Re-Apportionment of the State Legislature in Michigan ( June 1940 ) 68 pages
  • Just A Second 384, About Wayne County’s Interest in State Grants-in-Aid ( May 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 383, About a Constitutional Amendment to Establish Civil Service ( May 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 382, About it can Happen Here ( May 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 381, About Minority Pressure ( April 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 380, About The Sea Is With The Ship ( April 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 379, About a Model Employer ( April 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 378, About Charter Changes-Financial Administration ( March 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 377, About Relief and Insurance Cases as at February 29, 1940 ( March 1940 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 376, About at the Half ( February 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 375, About Detroit Under the Microscope ( February 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 374, About More Politics in Relief ( February 1940 ) 2 pages
  • —, Wayne Staffs Detroit (Public service training program references Detroit Bureau) ( January 1940 )
  • —, Case Studies in Governmental Research ( January 1940 )
  • —, The Michigan Correctional System (The Osborne Association) ( January 1940 )
  • —, Survey of Michigan Penal Institutions (The Osborne Association) ( January 1940 )
  • —, Citizens in the Dark; Cities in the Red ( January 1940 )
  • Just A Second 373, About Charter Changes-The Form of Government ( January 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 372, About Public Relief in 1825 and 1940 ( January 1940 ) 2 pages
  • BR 178, Movement of Negro Population Within the City of Detroit by Census Tracts ( January 1940 )
  • BR 177, Department of Public Welfare–Statistical Analysis of the Registration-Records Bureau ( January 1940 )
  • BR 176, Wayne County’s Interest in State Grants-in-Aid ( January 1940 )
  • BR 175, Notes on a Conference for Measuring Juvenile Delinquency ( January 1940 )
  • BR 174, Review of the 1939 Mayoralty Election ( January 1940 )
  • BR 172, Wayne County’s Interest in State Grants-in-Aid ( January 1940 )
  • BR 169, Memorandum re City of Detroit Finances ( January 1940 )
  • BR 168, Suggestions for the Reorganization of Assessing Practices–Detroit ( January 1940 )
  • BR 167, Possible Constitutional Amendment for a Central Revenue Department for the State ( January 1940 )
  • BR 166, Governmental Accounting as an Aid to Citizen Control of Government ( January 1940 )
  • BR 165, University In-Service Training for Public Employees ( January 1940 )
  • The Place of a Recreational Program in the Organization of a Municipality
    BR 164 ( January 1940 )In June, 1938, the Bureau was requested by the then Mayor of Detroit to make a study of the proper organization of a recreational program f or the City. The Bureau inquired in to the practices of several of the larger cities, but the study was not circulated as it was understood that the matter had been dropped for the time being. More recently, the problem has again arisen, and the present report is a summary of the original investigation.
  • BR 163, Possible Economies in the Police Department ( January 40 )
  • BR 161, Experience of Larger American Cities-Granting Veterans Preference-Police Department Exams ( January 1940 )
  • BR 74, Distribution of State Highway Funds ( January 1940 )
  • BR 73, Detroit Bureau–Why it is important (Letter from Lent D. Upson) ( January 1940 )
  • BR 72, Arguments Against the Fire and Police Pension Plan ( January 1940 )
  • BR 71, Michigan Public Expenditure Survey of taxpayers groups in Michigan (Upson) ( January 1940 )
  • BR 70, A Possible Fiscal Program for Detroit ( January 1940 )

1941

  • Just A Second 430, About Detroit City Salaries ( December 1941 ) 4 pages
  • Just A Second 429, About a Symptom of Something ( December 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 428, About Whom the Council Represents ( November 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 427, About Doing as Well as Can be Expected ( November 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Report 161, Reorganization Plans for the Registration Bureau of the Department of Public Welfare ( November 1941 ) 45 pages
  • Just A Second 426, About the Charter Amendments: Civil Service Protection to Soldiers, Sailors, Etc.; Extending Tax Payments; Council Vacancies ( October 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 425, About the Myth of Controlled Votes ( October 1941 ) 3 pages
  • Just A Second 424, About County Salaries Increases ( October 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 423, About Nursing a Headache ( September 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 422, About a Platform for Council Candidates ( September 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Report 160, Changes in Population l940-30 and in Dwelling Units l940-38 ( July 1941 ) 26 pages
  • Just A Second 421, About the October Primary Election ( June 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 420, About Preparedness ( June 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 419, About Parking Meters ( May 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 418, About an $8 Million Gouge ( May 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 417, About Civil Service for Wayne County ( May 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 416, About the People’s Lobby ( May 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Report 158, Name Candidates in Detroit Elections ( May 1941 ) 13 pages
  • Just A Second 415, More About Constitutional Conventions ( April 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 414, About September 7, 1943 ( April 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 413, About Policemen, Firemen, Doctors and Lawyers ( April 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 412, About the Police Amendments: Administrative Reorganization: Privately Employed Guards; Appeal Board ( April 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 411, About Parking Lots; About Election Commission – Civil Service; About Assessment Appeals; About Special Assessments; About Municipal Gas Plant; About Sunday Liquor; About Condemnation of the Gas Utility; About a Franchise as Collateral; About Police Amendm ( March 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 410, About Public Relief and Insurance Cases-A Year Ago and Now ( March 1941 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 409, About a Salary Policy ( March 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 408, About the Mayor’s Budget 1941-42 ( March 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 407, About Restricting the Initiative ( March 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 406, About Centralized Tax Collection ( February 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 405, About State Aid and Detroit Taxes ( February 1941 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 404, About the Battle of the Budget ( February 1941 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 403, About Less Democracy in Michigan ( February 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Report 157, Analysis of Assessed Valuation of Land and Building in Detroit ( February 1941 ) 98 pages
  • Report 156, Re-Districting Detroit for Representation in the State Legislature ( February 1941 ) 26 pages
  • Report 155, An Outline of the Government of Detroit ( February 1941 ) 15 pages
  • —, A Quarter Century of Citizen Concern with Government ( January 1941 ) pages
  • —, Toward Better Budgeting ( January 1941 ) pages
  • Just A Second 402, About Public Relief and Insurance Cases in Wayne County as of December 31, 1940 ( January 1941 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 401, About a Suggested Financial Plan for Detroit ( January 1941 ) 4 pages
  • Just A Second 400, About Financial Planning ( January 1941 ) 1 page
  • BR 180, Proposed Changes in the Police Department Merit Board ( January 1941 ) — pages
  • BR 179, An Economy Program for Michigan ( January 1941 ) — pages

1942

  • Bureau Notes 454, About the Musings of a Tenth Councilman ( December 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 453, About Better Budgeting for Michigan ( December 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 452, About Consolidation of Law Enforcement Activities ( December 1942 ) 2 pagesCreated during the last war and established on a permanent basis in 1919, the Michigan State Police has grown steadily in the last thirty-three years both in number of employees and in the scope of activities for which it is responsible. Since the outbreak of the present war additional duties of civilian defense and the protection of war industries have been assumed and the personnel of the Department has been increased by about 100 men.
  • Report 163, A Manual of the Government of Detroit ( December 1942 ) 76 pages
  • Bureau Notes 451, About a State Department of Business Regulation ( November 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 450, About Centralizing State Revenue Collections ( November 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 449, About Some Suggestions for the 1943 Legislature ( November 1942 ) 3 pages
  • Bureau Notes 448, About Surveyors, Policemen and Others ( October 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 447, About a State Constitutional Convention ( October 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 446, About One More Argument for Wayne County Reorganization ( October 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 445, About Streamlining State Government ( September 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 444, About the Finances of the County Home Rule ( September 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 443, About Reapportionment of the Legislature ( September 1942 ) 3 pages
  • Bureau Notes 442, About the End of the Budget ( July 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 441, About Wayne County Home Rule ( May 1942 ) 1 page
  • Bureau Notes 440, About Detroit’s Future ( May 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Report 166, Population Decentralization 1930-40 and Housing 1940 (Greater Detroit Area) ( April 1942 ) 7 pages
  • The Growth of a City Government
    Report 164 ( April 42 ) 27 pages
  • Bureau Notes 439, About Financing the Budget and War Preparedness ( March 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 438, About Detroit’s War-Time Budget ( March 1942 ) 4 pages
  • Bureau Notes 437, About the 1940 U.S. Census and Census Tracts ( March 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 436, About Equal Pay for Equal Work ( March 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 435, About a “Cost-of-Living” Index ( February 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Report 162, Cost-of-Living Salary Plans for Municipal Employees ( February 1942 ) 51 pages
  • Bureau Notes 434, About Public Relief and Insurance Cases as of November 30, 1941 and 1940 ( January 1942 ) 1 page
  • Bureau Notes 433, About the Reorganization of County Government ( January 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 432, About a Reply to an Inquiry ( January 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 431, About Perspective on City Salaries and Wages ( January 1942 ) 4 pages

1943

  • Just A Second 468, About the October Primary ( October 1943 ) 2 pages
  • Report 167, Proposals for Modernizing Detroit’s Budget Procedure ( October 1943 ) 26 pages
  • Just A Second 467, About City Governments in War Time ( July 1943 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 466, About Next Year’s Budget ( July 1943 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 465, About a Better State Budget ( June 1943 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 464, About Michigan’s Budget Procedure ( April 1943 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 463, About $71,900,000 (Tax Budget for 1942) ( March 1943 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 462, About a Man-Power Poll ( March 1943 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 461, About the Salary Bubble ( March 1943 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 460, About How Many Governments Can Taxpayers Afford ( February 1943 ) 2 pages
  • —, Kansas City Goes A-Polling (Loren B. Miller) ( January 1943 ) pages
  • Just A Second 459, About Financial Reporting by Local Governments ( January 1943 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 458, About Improved State Purchasing ( January 1943 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 457, About Bringing the Highway Department within the State Government ( January 1943 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 456, About Professional and Occupational Registration in Michigan ( January 1943 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 455, About Population Estimate for Detroit and Environs as at July 1, 1942 ( January 1943 ) 2 pages

1944

  • Just A Second 479, Forty-Five Dollars or Forty-Five Million Dollars ( December 1944 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 478, Constitutional Amendment:Proposal No. 1 — Removal of Restrictions on Water Supplied OutProposal No. 2 — Eligibility of State Legislators to be Candidates for State OfficesProposal No. 3 — Increased Compensation for LegislatorsProposal No. 4 — ‘Home Rule’ for Wayne County( November 1944 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 477, About Thirty-Four Million More Dollars ( September 1944 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 476, Adjusting Municipal Employees’ Salaries ( September 1944 ) 2 pages
  • Report 169, The Odyssey of Detroit’s Budget ( September 1944 ) 19 pages
  • Report 168, Municipal Employees–Cost of Living Salary Adjustments (Model Charter Provisions) A previous report, published in February 1942, was the first critical analysis of this method of adjusting salaries to the economic conditions. The popularity of that report and the fact that the Detroit City Council had not as yet taken official action on the subject prompted this further study. The first study was principally concerned with a thorough analysis of the St. Paul plan. This one outlines additional plans and discusses the development of certain plans which give much promise. ( July 1944 ) 42 pages
  • Just A Second 475, City Salary Adjustment Policy ( May 1944 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 474, The 1944-45 City Budget ( May 1944 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 473, About Budget Balancing ( March 1944 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 472, About A Good Time To Serve your Party ( March 1944 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 471, About Population Estimates For Detroit and Environs as of November 1, 1943 ( March 1944 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 470, About Who Pays the Taxes ( January 1944 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 469, About Another All-Time-High Budget ( January 1944 ) 1 page

1945

  • Bureau Notes 497, Bureau Notes: Eat Stromberries And Like It ( December 1945 ) 1 page
  • Bureau Notes 496, Bureau Notes: The Problem Of Wayne University ( December 1945 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 495, Bureau Notes: The Oakman Tax Plan Free Ride On A Gravy Train ( November 1945 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 494, Bureau Notes: Referendum On Parking Project ( November 1945 ) 1 page
  • Bureau Notes 493, Bureau Notes: Detroit Charter Amendment E — Playgrounds Trough Special Assessments; Amendment F — Consolidation of City Funds; Amendment G — Washington Boulevard Parking ( October 1945 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 492, Bureau Notes: Detroit Charter Amendment B — Detroit Historical Commission; Amendment C — Traffic Court Under Civil Service; Amendment D — General Retirement System ( October 1945 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 491, Bureau Notes: Detroit Charter Amendment A — City Employees Benefit Plan ( October 1945 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 490, Handling Postwar Relief ( September 1945 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 489, The City’s Proposed Construction Program ( August 1945 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 488, Taxes in Russia ( August 1945 ) 1 page
  • Bureau Notes 487, How Many Police Precincts? ( July 1945 ) 1 page
  • Bureau Notes 486, Another Airport Question ( July 1945 ) 1 page
  • Report 159, Police Precincts: How Many Precincts are Necessary for Efficient and Economical Operation of the Police Department? ( May 1945 ) 17 pages
  • Bureau Notes 485, Population Estimates for Detroit and Environs on July 1, 1944 ( April 1945 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 484, Employee Insurance ( April 1945 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 483, Detroit’s Budget Situation ( March 1945 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 482, The State Surplus ( March 1945 ) 1 page
  • Report 165, Social and Economic Rating of Detroit Census Tracts ( March 1945 ) 43 pages
  • Bureau Notes 481, More Taxes! ( February 1945 ) 1 page
  • Bureau Notes 480, City Budget Prevue ( February 1945 ) 2 pages
  • —, Michigan Tax Study Advisory Committee–Preliminary Report ( January 1945 ) — pages
  • —, Election Without Representation ( January 1945 ) — pages

1946

  • Next Steps For Wayne U.Bureau Notes 516 ( December 1946 ) 2 pages
  • Proposals No. 1 Removal of State Constitutional Restrictions on State Expenditures for Development of Airports; Proposals No. 3 Armed Services Veterans or Their Survivors Bonus BondBureau Notes 515 ( October 1946 ) 2 pages
  • Wayne County Airport ProposalsBureau Notes 514 ( October 1946 ) 2 pages
  • About The Bureau’s Position On The Sales Tax AmendmentBureau Notes 513 ( October 1946 ) 1 page
  • The Sales Tax AmendmentBureau Notes 512 ( October 1946 ) 5 pagesA proposed constitutional amendment (No. 2) is to be voted upon at the election November 5 providing that one cent of the sales tax should be distributed to localities; half cent to cities, villages, and townships, half cent to schools. The Bureau believes the proposal is unsound in principle, is inimical to the best interests of good government in the state, and could readily be contrary to the best interests of Detroit.
  • Shades Of Doctor Goebbel!Bureau Notes 511 ( September 1946 ) 1 page
  • D. S. R. Bond IssueBureau Notes 510 ( August 1946 ) 2 pages
  • Michigan`s Budget SystemReport 172 ( June 1946 ) 28 pages
  • Improving Detroit’s Administrative Organization An Administrative Assistant To The MayorBureau Notes 509 ( May 1946 ) 2 pages
  • The 1946-47 City BudgetBureau Notes 508 ( May 1946 ) 4 pages
  • City Budget–1946-47Bureau Notes 507 ( March 1946 ) 1 page
  • First Things FirstBureau Notes 506 ( March 1946 ) 1 page
  • City Budgetary ProcedureBureau Notes 505 ( March 1946 ) 2 pages
  • Budgetary Procedure and ControlReport 171 ( March 1946 ) 10 pages
  • In PassingBureau Notes 504 ( February 1946 ) 1 page
  • Federal EmploymentBureau Notes 503 ( February 1946 ) 2 pages
  • Economy In Police CostsBureau Notes 502 ( February 1946 ) 2 pages
  • A Formula For State AidBureau Notes 501 ( February 1946 ) 2 pages
  • AirportsBureau Notes 500 ( February 1946 ) 1 page
  • Citizen Leadership and Public Administration–Career Training — ( January 1946 ) pages
  • These Things Don’t Just Happen (Bureau Accomplishments)— ( January 1946 ) pages
  • Organized Citizen Concern with Government— ( January 1946 ) pages
  • Wayne University – Now Or Eventually?Bureau Notes 499 ( January 1946 ) 2 pages
  • More Economic PlanningBureau Notes 498 ( January 1946 ) 1 page
  • Representative DistrictsReport 170 ( January 1946 ) 7 pages

1947

  • Bureau Notes 530, Bureau Notes: Wayne County’s New Budget ( December 1947 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 529, Bureau Notes: Sound Financial Management in capital planning ( December 1947 ) 4 pages
  • Bureau Notes 528, Bureau Notes: Proposed Bond Issues ( October 1947 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 527, Bureau Notes: The Housing Shortage ( September 1947 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 526, Bureau Notes: Deficit In State Finances ( July 1947 ) 3 pages
  • Bureau Notes 525, Bureau Notes: Deficit In City Finances ( July 1947 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 524, Bureau Notes: State Financing Draws Censure From Michigan Editors ( July 1947 ) 3 pages
  • Bureau Notes 523, Advance Release: Sigler’s Rating Declines With Michigan Editors ( July 1947 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 522, Bureau Notes: Citizen Views On Public Policy ( April 1947 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 521, Bureau Notes: Public Improvement Priorities ( April 1947 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 520, Bureau Notes: Voting For More Pensions? ( April 1947 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 519, Bureau Notes: The Citizen Appraises His Government ( April 1947 ) 4 pages
  • Bureau Notes 518, Bureau Notes: Figuring Teacher Salaries ( March 1947 ) 1 page
  • Bureau Notes 517, Bureau Notes: Teacher Salaries ( March 1947 ) 4 pages
  • Report 173, Background for Budgeting: A Pictorial Review of City Budget Trends ( March 1947 ) 23 pages
  • —, The William Volker Program in Citizen Leadership and Public Administration ( January 1947 ) — pages

1948

  • Bureau Notes 546, Does The Police Department Need More Men? ( December 1948 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 545, A Reminder To The Charter Study Committee ( November 1948 ) 1 page
  • Bureau Notes 544, An Open Letter On Council Elections ( November 1948 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 543, Budget Time In Wayne County ( October 1948 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 542, November Ballot Issues ( October 1948 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 541, The Mayor’s proposed Department Of Administration ( October 1948 ) 4 pages
  • Bureau Notes 540, Some Questions About Public Relief ( October 1948 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 539, A Penny Saved Is A Penny Earned ( September 1948 ) 3 pages
  • Bureau Notes 538, The Organization Of Detroit’s Government ( May 1948 ) 4 pages
  • Bureau Notes 537, A New Budget For Detroit ( May 1948 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 536, Toward Better State Government ( April 1948 ) 4 pages
  • Bureau Notes 535, The Unbalanced State Budget ( March 1948 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 534, Detroit’s Budget: 1948-49 ( March 1948 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 533, City Budget Crisis ( February 1948 ) 2 pages
  • —, The Detroit Civic Award ( January 1948 ) pages
  • —, Reapportioning the Michigan Legislature ( January 1948 ) pages
  • Bureau Notes 532, Survey Of Detroit Opinion – Part 2 ( January 1948 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 531, Survey Of Detroit Opinion ( January 1948 ) 2 pages

1949

  • Bureau Notes 564, Per Capita State Expenditures For State Aid, 1946, 1947 And 1948 ( December 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 563, Per Capita Cost Of State Governments, 1946, 1947 And 1948 ( December 1949 ) 1 page
  • Bureau Notes 562, Fifty Million Dollars: Wayne County Expenditures For 1949-50 ( November 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 561, Charter Amendments — November Ballot Pensions And Assessments ( October 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 560, November Ballot: Charter Amendments And A Proposition ( October 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 559, Charter Amendment — November Ballot Hospital And Markets ( October 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 558, Charter Amendments — November Ballot Who Should Pay The D S R’s Taxes? ( October 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 557, Open Letter To The Members Of The Board Of Education ( July 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 556, Charter Changes ( July 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 555, Board Of Education Budget 1949-50 ( June 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 554, Save And Spend ( June 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 553, House Bill 506 ( June 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 552, April Ballot Issues – II ( March 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 551, April Ballot Issues – I ( March 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 550, Capital Improvements: Essential Or Desirable? ( February 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 549, State Editors Favor Reorganization Of State Government ( February 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 548, State Editors Give Opinions On Governor And State Finances ( February 1949 ) 2 pages
  • —, Relief Policy on Aid to Employed Persons and in Strike Situations ( January 1949 ) pages
  • Bureau Notes 547, The Distribution Formula For Gas Tax Monies ( January 1949 ) 2 pages

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1940

  • Report 154, Some Problems in Housing and Rehabilitation in Detroit ( December 1940 ) 22 pages
  • Just A Second 399, About Public Relief and Insurance Cases as of October 31, 1940 ( November 1940 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 398, About a Better Current Financial Position ( November 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 397, About the Wayne County Budget for 1940-41 ( November 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 396, About Charter Amendments: No. F – Civil Service for Board of Health Employees; Referendum: Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority ( November 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 395, About Wayne County’s 10-Year Building Program ( October 1940 ) 2 pages
  • About Charter Amendments: No. BB — Amendments to the Old City Pension Plan; No. A — Payment of City Taxes on Legal Holidays; No. B — Payment of City Taxes; No. C — Parks and Boulevards and Recreation Departments Consolidation; No. D — Parks and Recreation
    Just A Second 394 ( October 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 393, About Charter Amendments on the November Ballot: No. 1: Police and Fire Pension Plan ( October 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 392, About the State Ballot Proposals: No. 1 — Extension of the 15-Mill Tax Limit; No. 2 — Civil Service; No. 3 — Referendum: DSR Under Public Service Commission; No. 4 — Referendum: The “Advertising” Dentist Act ( October 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 391, About County Conventions ( September 1940 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 390, About Public Relief and Insurance Cases as of August 31, 1940 ( September 40 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 389, About Being Practical ( August 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 388, About Economies in Medical Services ( July 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 387, About July 1 ( July 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 386, About Public Relief and Insurance Cases at May 31, 1940 ( June 1940 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 385, About Selecting a Secretary ( June 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Report 153, Re-Apportionment of the State Legislature in Michigan ( June 1940 ) 68 pages
  • Just A Second 384, About Wayne County’s Interest in State Grants-in-Aid ( May 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 383, About a Constitutional Amendment to Establish Civil Service ( May 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 382, About it can Happen Here ( May 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 381, About Minority Pressure ( April 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 380, About The Sea Is With The Ship ( April 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 379, About a Model Employer ( April 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 378, About Charter Changes-Financial Administration ( March 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 377, About Relief and Insurance Cases as at February 29, 1940 ( March 1940 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 376, About at the Half ( February 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 375, About Detroit Under the Microscope ( February 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 374, About More Politics in Relief ( February 1940 ) 2 pages
  • —, Wayne Staffs Detroit (Public service training program references Detroit Bureau) ( January 1940 )
  • —, Case Studies in Governmental Research ( January 1940 )
  • —, The Michigan Correctional System (The Osborne Association) ( January 1940 )
  • —, Survey of Michigan Penal Institutions (The Osborne Association) ( January 1940 )
  • —, Citizens in the Dark; Cities in the Red ( January 1940 )
  • Just A Second 373, About Charter Changes-The Form of Government ( January 1940 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 372, About Public Relief in 1825 and 1940 ( January 1940 ) 2 pages
  • BR 178, Movement of Negro Population Within the City of Detroit by Census Tracts ( January 1940 )
  • BR 177, Department of Public Welfare–Statistical Analysis of the Registration-Records Bureau ( January 1940 )
  • BR 176, Wayne County’s Interest in State Grants-in-Aid ( January 1940 )
  • BR 175, Notes on a Conference for Measuring Juvenile Delinquency ( January 1940 )
  • BR 174, Review of the 1939 Mayoralty Election ( January 1940 )
  • BR 172, Wayne County’s Interest in State Grants-in-Aid ( January 1940 )
  • BR 169, Memorandum re City of Detroit Finances ( January 1940 )
  • BR 168, Suggestions for the Reorganization of Assessing Practices–Detroit ( January 1940 )
  • BR 167, Possible Constitutional Amendment for a Central Revenue Department for the State ( January 1940 )
  • BR 166, Governmental Accounting as an Aid to Citizen Control of Government ( January 1940 )
  • BR 165, University In-Service Training for Public Employees ( January 1940 )
  • The Place of a Recreational Program in the Organization of a Municipality
    BR 164 ( January 1940 )In June, 1938, the Bureau was requested by the then Mayor of Detroit to make a study of the proper organization of a recreational program f or the City. The Bureau inquired in to the practices of several of the larger cities, but the study was not circulated as it was understood that the matter had been dropped for the time being. More recently, the problem has again arisen, and the present report is a summary of the original investigation.
  • BR 163, Possible Economies in the Police Department ( January 40 )
  • BR 161, Experience of Larger American Cities-Granting Veterans Preference-Police Department Exams ( January 1940 )
  • BR 74, Distribution of State Highway Funds ( January 1940 )
  • BR 73, Detroit Bureau–Why it is important (Letter from Lent D. Upson) ( January 1940 )
  • BR 72, Arguments Against the Fire and Police Pension Plan ( January 1940 )
  • BR 71, Michigan Public Expenditure Survey of taxpayers groups in Michigan (Upson) ( January 1940 )
  • BR 70, A Possible Fiscal Program for Detroit ( January 1940 )

1941

  • Just A Second 430, About Detroit City Salaries ( December 1941 ) 4 pages
  • Just A Second 429, About a Symptom of Something ( December 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 428, About Whom the Council Represents ( November 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 427, About Doing as Well as Can be Expected ( November 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Report 161, Reorganization Plans for the Registration Bureau of the Department of Public Welfare ( November 1941 ) 45 pages
  • Just A Second 426, About the Charter Amendments: Civil Service Protection to Soldiers, Sailors, Etc.; Extending Tax Payments; Council Vacancies ( October 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 425, About the Myth of Controlled Votes ( October 1941 ) 3 pages
  • Just A Second 424, About County Salaries Increases ( October 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 423, About Nursing a Headache ( September 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 422, About a Platform for Council Candidates ( September 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Report 160, Changes in Population l940-30 and in Dwelling Units l940-38 ( July 1941 ) 26 pages
  • Just A Second 421, About the October Primary Election ( June 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 420, About Preparedness ( June 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 419, About Parking Meters ( May 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 418, About an $8 Million Gouge ( May 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 417, About Civil Service for Wayne County ( May 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 416, About the People’s Lobby ( May 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Report 158, Name Candidates in Detroit Elections ( May 1941 ) 13 pages
  • Just A Second 415, More About Constitutional Conventions ( April 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 414, About September 7, 1943 ( April 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 413, About Policemen, Firemen, Doctors and Lawyers ( April 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 412, About the Police Amendments: Administrative Reorganization: Privately Employed Guards; Appeal Board ( April 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 411, About Parking Lots; About Election Commission – Civil Service; About Assessment Appeals; About Special Assessments; About Municipal Gas Plant; About Sunday Liquor; About Condemnation of the Gas Utility; About a Franchise as Collateral; About Police Amendm ( March 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 410, About Public Relief and Insurance Cases-A Year Ago and Now ( March 1941 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 409, About a Salary Policy ( March 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 408, About the Mayor’s Budget 1941-42 ( March 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 407, About Restricting the Initiative ( March 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 406, About Centralized Tax Collection ( February 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 405, About State Aid and Detroit Taxes ( February 1941 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 404, About the Battle of the Budget ( February 1941 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 403, About Less Democracy in Michigan ( February 1941 ) 2 pages
  • Report 157, Analysis of Assessed Valuation of Land and Building in Detroit ( February 1941 ) 98 pages
  • Report 156, Re-Districting Detroit for Representation in the State Legislature ( February 1941 ) 26 pages
  • Report 155, An Outline of the Government of Detroit ( February 1941 ) 15 pages
  • —, A Quarter Century of Citizen Concern with Government ( January 1941 ) pages
  • —, Toward Better Budgeting ( January 1941 ) pages
  • Just A Second 402, About Public Relief and Insurance Cases in Wayne County as of December 31, 1940 ( January 1941 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 401, About a Suggested Financial Plan for Detroit ( January 1941 ) 4 pages
  • Just A Second 400, About Financial Planning ( January 1941 ) 1 page
  • BR 180, Proposed Changes in the Police Department Merit Board ( January 1941 ) — pages
  • BR 179, An Economy Program for Michigan ( January 1941 ) — pages

1942

  • Bureau Notes 454, About the Musings of a Tenth Councilman ( December 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 453, About Better Budgeting for Michigan ( December 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 452, About Consolidation of Law Enforcement Activities ( December 1942 ) 2 pagesCreated during the last war and established on a permanent basis in 1919, the Michigan State Police has grown steadily in the last thirty-three years both in number of employees and in the scope of activities for which it is responsible. Since the outbreak of the present war additional duties of civilian defense and the protection of war industries have been assumed and the personnel of the Department has been increased by about 100 men.
  • Report 163, A Manual of the Government of Detroit ( December 1942 ) 76 pages
  • Bureau Notes 451, About a State Department of Business Regulation ( November 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 450, About Centralizing State Revenue Collections ( November 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 449, About Some Suggestions for the 1943 Legislature ( November 1942 ) 3 pages
  • Bureau Notes 448, About Surveyors, Policemen and Others ( October 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 447, About a State Constitutional Convention ( October 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 446, About One More Argument for Wayne County Reorganization ( October 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 445, About Streamlining State Government ( September 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 444, About the Finances of the County Home Rule ( September 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 443, About Reapportionment of the Legislature ( September 1942 ) 3 pages
  • Bureau Notes 442, About the End of the Budget ( July 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 441, About Wayne County Home Rule ( May 1942 ) 1 page
  • Bureau Notes 440, About Detroit’s Future ( May 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Report 166, Population Decentralization 1930-40 and Housing 1940 (Greater Detroit Area) ( April 1942 ) 7 pages
  • The Growth of a City Government
    Report 164 ( April 42 ) 27 pages
  • Bureau Notes 439, About Financing the Budget and War Preparedness ( March 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 438, About Detroit’s War-Time Budget ( March 1942 ) 4 pages
  • Bureau Notes 437, About the 1940 U.S. Census and Census Tracts ( March 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 436, About Equal Pay for Equal Work ( March 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 435, About a “Cost-of-Living” Index ( February 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Report 162, Cost-of-Living Salary Plans for Municipal Employees ( February 1942 ) 51 pages
  • Bureau Notes 434, About Public Relief and Insurance Cases as of November 30, 1941 and 1940 ( January 1942 ) 1 page
  • Bureau Notes 433, About the Reorganization of County Government ( January 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 432, About a Reply to an Inquiry ( January 1942 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 431, About Perspective on City Salaries and Wages ( January 1942 ) 4 pages

1943

  • Just A Second 468, About the October Primary ( October 1943 ) 2 pages
  • Report 167, Proposals for Modernizing Detroit’s Budget Procedure ( October 1943 ) 26 pages
  • Just A Second 467, About City Governments in War Time ( July 1943 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 466, About Next Year’s Budget ( July 1943 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 465, About a Better State Budget ( June 1943 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 464, About Michigan’s Budget Procedure ( April 1943 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 463, About $71,900,000 (Tax Budget for 1942) ( March 1943 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 462, About a Man-Power Poll ( March 1943 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 461, About the Salary Bubble ( March 1943 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 460, About How Many Governments Can Taxpayers Afford ( February 1943 ) 2 pages
  • —, Kansas City Goes A-Polling (Loren B. Miller) ( January 1943 ) pages
  • Just A Second 459, About Financial Reporting by Local Governments ( January 1943 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 458, About Improved State Purchasing ( January 1943 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 457, About Bringing the Highway Department within the State Government ( January 1943 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 456, About Professional and Occupational Registration in Michigan ( January 1943 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 455, About Population Estimate for Detroit and Environs as at July 1, 1942 ( January 1943 ) 2 pages

1944

  • Just A Second 479, Forty-Five Dollars or Forty-Five Million Dollars ( December 1944 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 478, Constitutional Amendment:Proposal No. 1 — Removal of Restrictions on Water Supplied OutProposal No. 2 — Eligibility of State Legislators to be Candidates for State OfficesProposal No. 3 — Increased Compensation for LegislatorsProposal No. 4 — ‘Home Rule’ for Wayne County( November 1944 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 477, About Thirty-Four Million More Dollars ( September 1944 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 476, Adjusting Municipal Employees’ Salaries ( September 1944 ) 2 pages
  • Report 169, The Odyssey of Detroit’s Budget ( September 1944 ) 19 pages
  • Report 168, Municipal Employees–Cost of Living Salary Adjustments (Model Charter Provisions) A previous report, published in February 1942, was the first critical analysis of this method of adjusting salaries to the economic conditions. The popularity of that report and the fact that the Detroit City Council had not as yet taken official action on the subject prompted this further study. The first study was principally concerned with a thorough analysis of the St. Paul plan. This one outlines additional plans and discusses the development of certain plans which give much promise. ( July 1944 ) 42 pages
  • Just A Second 475, City Salary Adjustment Policy ( May 1944 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 474, The 1944-45 City Budget ( May 1944 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 473, About Budget Balancing ( March 1944 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 472, About A Good Time To Serve your Party ( March 1944 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 471, About Population Estimates For Detroit and Environs as of November 1, 1943 ( March 1944 ) 2 pages
  • Just A Second 470, About Who Pays the Taxes ( January 1944 ) 1 page
  • Just A Second 469, About Another All-Time-High Budget ( January 1944 ) 1 page

1945

  • Bureau Notes 497, Bureau Notes: Eat Stromberries And Like It ( December 1945 ) 1 page
  • Bureau Notes 496, Bureau Notes: The Problem Of Wayne University ( December 1945 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 495, Bureau Notes: The Oakman Tax Plan Free Ride On A Gravy Train ( November 1945 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 494, Bureau Notes: Referendum On Parking Project ( November 1945 ) 1 page
  • Bureau Notes 493, Bureau Notes: Detroit Charter Amendment E — Playgrounds Trough Special Assessments; Amendment F — Consolidation of City Funds; Amendment G — Washington Boulevard Parking ( October 1945 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 492, Bureau Notes: Detroit Charter Amendment B — Detroit Historical Commission; Amendment C — Traffic Court Under Civil Service; Amendment D — General Retirement System ( October 1945 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 491, Bureau Notes: Detroit Charter Amendment A — City Employees Benefit Plan ( October 1945 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 490, Handling Postwar Relief ( September 1945 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 489, The City’s Proposed Construction Program ( August 1945 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 488, Taxes in Russia ( August 1945 ) 1 page
  • Bureau Notes 487, How Many Police Precincts? ( July 1945 ) 1 page
  • Bureau Notes 486, Another Airport Question ( July 1945 ) 1 page
  • Report 159, Police Precincts: How Many Precincts are Necessary for Efficient and Economical Operation of the Police Department? ( May 1945 ) 17 pages
  • Bureau Notes 485, Population Estimates for Detroit and Environs on July 1, 1944 ( April 1945 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 484, Employee Insurance ( April 1945 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 483, Detroit’s Budget Situation ( March 1945 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 482, The State Surplus ( March 1945 ) 1 page
  • Report 165, Social and Economic Rating of Detroit Census Tracts ( March 1945 ) 43 pages
  • Bureau Notes 481, More Taxes! ( February 1945 ) 1 page
  • Bureau Notes 480, City Budget Prevue ( February 1945 ) 2 pages
  • —, Michigan Tax Study Advisory Committee–Preliminary Report ( January 1945 ) — pages
  • —, Election Without Representation ( January 1945 ) — pages

1946

  • Next Steps For Wayne U.Bureau Notes 516 ( December 1946 ) 2 pages
  • Proposals No. 1 Removal of State Constitutional Restrictions on State Expenditures for Development of Airports; Proposals No. 3 Armed Services Veterans or Their Survivors Bonus BondBureau Notes 515 ( October 1946 ) 2 pages
  • Wayne County Airport ProposalsBureau Notes 514 ( October 1946 ) 2 pages
  • About The Bureau’s Position On The Sales Tax AmendmentBureau Notes 513 ( October 1946 ) 1 page
  • The Sales Tax AmendmentBureau Notes 512 ( October 1946 ) 5 pagesA proposed constitutional amendment (No. 2) is to be voted upon at the election November 5 providing that one cent of the sales tax should be distributed to localities; half cent to cities, villages, and townships, half cent to schools. The Bureau believes the proposal is unsound in principle, is inimical to the best interests of good government in the state, and could readily be contrary to the best interests of Detroit.
  • Shades Of Doctor Goebbel!Bureau Notes 511 ( September 1946 ) 1 page
  • D. S. R. Bond IssueBureau Notes 510 ( August 1946 ) 2 pages
  • Michigan`s Budget SystemReport 172 ( June 1946 ) 28 pages
  • Improving Detroit’s Administrative Organization An Administrative Assistant To The MayorBureau Notes 509 ( May 1946 ) 2 pages
  • The 1946-47 City BudgetBureau Notes 508 ( May 1946 ) 4 pages
  • City Budget–1946-47Bureau Notes 507 ( March 1946 ) 1 page
  • First Things FirstBureau Notes 506 ( March 1946 ) 1 page
  • City Budgetary ProcedureBureau Notes 505 ( March 1946 ) 2 pages
  • Budgetary Procedure and ControlReport 171 ( March 1946 ) 10 pages
  • In PassingBureau Notes 504 ( February 1946 ) 1 page
  • Federal EmploymentBureau Notes 503 ( February 1946 ) 2 pages
  • Economy In Police CostsBureau Notes 502 ( February 1946 ) 2 pages
  • A Formula For State AidBureau Notes 501 ( February 1946 ) 2 pages
  • AirportsBureau Notes 500 ( February 1946 ) 1 page
  • Citizen Leadership and Public Administration–Career Training — ( January 1946 ) pages
  • These Things Don’t Just Happen (Bureau Accomplishments)— ( January 1946 ) pages
  • Organized Citizen Concern with Government— ( January 1946 ) pages
  • Wayne University – Now Or Eventually?Bureau Notes 499 ( January 1946 ) 2 pages
  • More Economic PlanningBureau Notes 498 ( January 1946 ) 1 page
  • Representative DistrictsReport 170 ( January 1946 ) 7 pages

1947

  • Bureau Notes 530, Bureau Notes: Wayne County’s New Budget ( December 1947 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 529, Bureau Notes: Sound Financial Management in capital planning ( December 1947 ) 4 pages
  • Bureau Notes 528, Bureau Notes: Proposed Bond Issues ( October 1947 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 527, Bureau Notes: The Housing Shortage ( September 1947 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 526, Bureau Notes: Deficit In State Finances ( July 1947 ) 3 pages
  • Bureau Notes 525, Bureau Notes: Deficit In City Finances ( July 1947 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 524, Bureau Notes: State Financing Draws Censure From Michigan Editors ( July 1947 ) 3 pages
  • Bureau Notes 523, Advance Release: Sigler’s Rating Declines With Michigan Editors ( July 1947 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 522, Bureau Notes: Citizen Views On Public Policy ( April 1947 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 521, Bureau Notes: Public Improvement Priorities ( April 1947 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 520, Bureau Notes: Voting For More Pensions? ( April 1947 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 519, Bureau Notes: The Citizen Appraises His Government ( April 1947 ) 4 pages
  • Bureau Notes 518, Bureau Notes: Figuring Teacher Salaries ( March 1947 ) 1 page
  • Bureau Notes 517, Bureau Notes: Teacher Salaries ( March 1947 ) 4 pages
  • Report 173, Background for Budgeting: A Pictorial Review of City Budget Trends ( March 1947 ) 23 pages
  • —, The William Volker Program in Citizen Leadership and Public Administration ( January 1947 ) — pages

1948

  • Bureau Notes 546, Does The Police Department Need More Men? ( December 1948 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 545, A Reminder To The Charter Study Committee ( November 1948 ) 1 page
  • Bureau Notes 544, An Open Letter On Council Elections ( November 1948 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 543, Budget Time In Wayne County ( October 1948 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 542, November Ballot Issues ( October 1948 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 541, The Mayor’s proposed Department Of Administration ( October 1948 ) 4 pages
  • Bureau Notes 540, Some Questions About Public Relief ( October 1948 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 539, A Penny Saved Is A Penny Earned ( September 1948 ) 3 pages
  • Bureau Notes 538, The Organization Of Detroit’s Government ( May 1948 ) 4 pages
  • Bureau Notes 537, A New Budget For Detroit ( May 1948 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 536, Toward Better State Government ( April 1948 ) 4 pages
  • Bureau Notes 535, The Unbalanced State Budget ( March 1948 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 534, Detroit’s Budget: 1948-49 ( March 1948 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 533, City Budget Crisis ( February 1948 ) 2 pages
  • —, The Detroit Civic Award ( January 1948 ) pages
  • —, Reapportioning the Michigan Legislature ( January 1948 ) pages
  • Bureau Notes 532, Survey Of Detroit Opinion – Part 2 ( January 1948 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 531, Survey Of Detroit Opinion ( January 1948 ) 2 pages

1949

  • Bureau Notes 564, Per Capita State Expenditures For State Aid, 1946, 1947 And 1948 ( December 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 563, Per Capita Cost Of State Governments, 1946, 1947 And 1948 ( December 1949 ) 1 page
  • Bureau Notes 562, Fifty Million Dollars: Wayne County Expenditures For 1949-50 ( November 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 561, Charter Amendments — November Ballot Pensions And Assessments ( October 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 560, November Ballot: Charter Amendments And A Proposition ( October 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 559, Charter Amendment — November Ballot Hospital And Markets ( October 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 558, Charter Amendments — November Ballot Who Should Pay The D S R’s Taxes? ( October 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 557, Open Letter To The Members Of The Board Of Education ( July 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 556, Charter Changes ( July 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 555, Board Of Education Budget 1949-50 ( June 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 554, Save And Spend ( June 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 553, House Bill 506 ( June 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 552, April Ballot Issues – II ( March 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 551, April Ballot Issues – I ( March 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 550, Capital Improvements: Essential Or Desirable? ( February 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 549, State Editors Favor Reorganization Of State Government ( February 1949 ) 2 pages
  • Bureau Notes 548, State Editors Give Opinions On Governor And State Finances ( February 1949 ) 2 pages
  • —, Relief Policy on Aid to Employed Persons and in Strike Situations ( January 1949 ) pages
  • Bureau Notes 547, The Distribution Formula For Gas Tax Monies ( January 1949 ) 2 pages

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