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1980

  • State Finances in Distress: Michigan–Fiscal Years 1980 and 1981 CC 921, ( November 1980 ) 2 pages
  • State Ballot IssuesCC 919, ( October 1980 ) 4 pages Proposal E — Increase in Income Tax for Corrections (defeated 37% for to 63% against); Proposal B — Lowering the Drinking Age; Proposal G — Civil Immunity for Legislators; Proposal H — Lieutenant Governor (a constitutional change)
  • State Ballot Issues: Proposal D — The Tisch Tax Proposal CC 918, ( October 1980 ) 6 pages(defeated 25% for to 75% against)
  • State Ballot Issues: Proposal A — The Smith/Bullard Proposal CC 917, ( October 1980 ) 6 pagesConstitutional changes regarding education financing. (defeated 21% for to 79% against)
  • State Ballot Issues: Proposal C — The Coalition Tax PlanCC 916, ( September 1980 ) 6 pagesConstitutional changes re property taxes. (defeated 45% for to 55% against)
  • “Speaking Out in Defense of Business,” Misc., ( September 1980 ) 10 pages Harry B. Cunningham, Honorary Chairman, K Mart Corporation, Remarks at Annual Meeting
  • The Home Rule County in Michigan (Background Paper No. II)Report 264, ( July 1980 ) 21 pages
  • Home Rule, Charters, and Reorganization (Background Paper No. I)Report 263, ( July 1980 ) 24 pages
  • Wayne County Ballot Issue — County Home Rule, CC 915, ( July 1980 ) 6 pages
  • Fiscal Management in an Age of Limits: Balancing the State Budget, CC 914, ( July 1980 ) 4 pages
  • Wayne County Salaries: A Comparison (Revised edition–earlier 913 destroyed), CC 913, ( June 1980 ) 2 pages
  • City of Detroit Salaries — A Comparison (with market rates), CC 912, ( June 1980 ) 4 pages
  • Legislative Apportionment in Michigan, CC 911, ( May 1980 ) 4 pages
  • The Financing of Freeway Cleaning in the Metropolitan Detroit Area, Report 262, ( April 1980 ) 14 pages
  • Taxation and the Referendum in Michigan, CC 910, ( April 1980 ) 4 pages(see also Report 260)
  • The 1979-80 Executive Budget,CC 909, ( April 1980 ) 10 pages
  • City-County Separation: Detroit and Wayne County, Report 261, ( March 1980 ) 37 pages
  • Taxation and the Referendum in Michigan, Report 260, ( March 1980 ) 32 pages

1981

  • A Special Memorandum on the Financial Condition and Outlook of the City of Highland Park, MichiganMemo, ( December 1981 ) 8 pages
  • The Michigan Tax Limitation Amendment — State Revenue and Spending LimitsCC 927, ( November 1981 ) 4 pages— See also CC #947 and #949, and Misc. Report —
  • The State Revenue and Spending LimitsMemo, ( October 1981 ) 18 pages
  • State Limitations on Local Taxes and Spending (Letter of ‘9/29 (with memo))Misc., ( September 1981 ) 5 pages“The Auto Industry in the 1980s — Challenge and Commitment,” F. James McDonald, President GM, Remarks at Annual MeetingMisc., ( September 1981 ) 12 pages
  • The Proposed Wayne County CharterReport 275, ( September 1981 ) 45 pages
  • Detroit Ballot Issue — Should Decentralization of the Detroit School District be Continued?CC 925, ( August 1981 ) 2 pages
  • Michigan’s Growing Cash DeficitCC 924, ( July 1981 ) 6 pages
  • Outline of the Michigan Tax System (Eleventh Edition)CC 923, ( June 1981 ) 23 pages Summary of state and local taxes, recent tax changes, and table of tax collections.
    [Because this publication is revised every two years, past editions have not been made available for download. Please contact CRC to obtain a copy past editions. ]
  • State Ballot Issues: Proposal A — State Subsidy of Local TaxesCC 922, ( May 1981 ) 8 pages(defeated 28% for to 72% against)
  • Wayne County Charter Issues … Employee Retirement Report 273, ( April 1981 ) 18 pages
  • Wayne County Charter Commission Standing Committee RecommendationsMisc., ( June 1981 )
  • Local Government Tax & Expenditure LimitationsMisc., ( June 1981 )
  • The Michigan Tax Limitation Amendment–Current Status & Issues I. The State Revenue and Spending LimitsMisc., ( June 1981 ) 18 pages

1982

  • Reorganizing Wayne County Government Under the 1981 Home Rule Charter Report 277, ( December 1982 ) 49 pages
  • State Ballot Issues: Proposal D — Public Utility Rate Case ProceduresCC 937, ( October 1982 ) 4 pages
  • State Ballot Issues: Proposal A — Restrict Legislative Civil Immunity; Proposal G — Election of Public Service CommissionCC 936, ( October 1982 ) 5 pages
  • State Ballot Issues: Proposal B — Special Status for the Department of State Police; Proposal E — Nuclear Weapons FreezeCC 935, Analyzed the Department of State Police proposal which was on the statewide ballot at the November 1982 general election. ( October 1982 ) 4 pages
  • State Ballot Issue: Proposal C — Due-On-Sale ClauseCC 934, — See also update in CC #937 — ( October 1982 ) 4 pages
  • Michigan’s Key Fund Fiscal ProblemCC 933, ( September 1982 ) 8 pages
  • Effects on Michigan of the 1981 Economic Tax Recovery Act CC 930, ( July 1982 ) 6 pages
  • State and Local Government Expenditures/Revenues in the 14 Largest StatesCC 928, ( April 1982 ) 4 pages Letter to Ralph J. Wagner, Chairman of the Dearborn Budget Stabilization Task ForceMemo, ( February 1982 ) 13 pages
  • Michigan Economic Development Problems and Issues: A Compendium of Findings and Recommendations from Studies and ReportsReport 276, ( January 1982 ) 31 pagesSummarizes 28 studies and reports done between 1970 and 1981 on economic development problems, including taxes, regulation, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, infrastructure, capital formation, technical assistance, wages, and other miscellaneous issues.

1983

  • State and Local Government Expenditures/Revenues in the 21 Largest StatesCC 946, ( December 1983 ) 6 pages
  • Michigan’s Financial Improvement StrategyCC 945, ( November 1983 ) 4 pages(eliminating cash deficit)
  • City of Detroit and Wayne County Salaries — A Comparison CC 943, ( June 1983 ) 4 pages
  • Discussion Draft of Analysis of the Voter’s Choice Initiative Petition to Amend the ConstitutionMisc., ( June 1983 ) 8 pages
  • The State Fiscal PlanMisc., ( May 1983 ) 7 pages
  • Outline of the Michigan Tax System (Twelfth Edition)(CC 940, May 1983 ) 19 pages Summary of state and local taxes, recent tax changes, and table of tax collections [Because this publication is revised every two years, past editions have not been made available for download. Go to Online Version. Please contact CRC to obtain a copy past editions. ]
  • Resolving Michigan’s Past, Present, and Future Fiscal Problems — The 1983 Debate Misc., ( March 1983 ) 12 pages

1984

  • Proposal C — Voter’s ChoiceCC 949, ( October 1981 ) 4 pages(Initiatory Petition re Article IX, Sections 1 & 2) — See also CC #947 and Misc. Report —
  • Grosse Pointe Park Staffing LevelsMisc., ( October 1981 ) 7 pages(police and fire)
  • Detailed Tabulation of Elective Offices in MichiganMisc., ( October 1981 ) 6 pages— See CC #951 —
  • The Voter’s Choice ProposalCC 947, ( May 1981 ) 4 pages(Initiative Petition re Article IX, Sections 1 & 2) — See also CC #949 and Misc. Report —
  • Detroit School Ballot Issue To Renew 7.5 Mills For OperationMisc., ( March 1981 ) 3 pages
  • Summary Analysis of the Voter’s Choice ProposalMisc., ( February 1981 ) 24 pages

1985

  • The Financing of Adult Education in Michigan CC 955, ( June 1985 ) 6 pages— See also Misc. Report —
  • Outline of the Michigan Tax System (Thirteenth Edition)CC 954, ( May 1985 ) 19 pages Summary of state and local taxes, recent tax changes, and table of tax collections [Because this publication is revised every two years, past editions have not been made available for download. Please contact CRC to obtain a copy past editions. ]
  • Undated Status Report on the Financial Condition of the Michigan Unemployment Compensation FundMemo, ( March 1985 ) 4 pages
  • Trends in Operating Revenues and Expenditures, For The City of Detroit, 1960-1983Misc., ( February 1985 ) 26 pages
  • Decline in the Number of Classified Employees in the State of MichiganMemo, ( February 1985 ) 4 pages
  • Wayne County Charter Opinions on Appointment Authority Misc., ( June 1985 ) 3 pages

1986

  • Detroit Ballot Issue: Board of Education Request for Authorization to Sell General Obligation Bonds Memo, ( October 1986 ) 6 pages
  • State Ballot Proposals – II: Proposal C — Expansion of State Officers Compensation Commission Jurisdiction and Proposal A: Constitutional Status for State LibraryCC 962, ( September 1986 ) 4 pagesAnalyzed the state officers compensation commission proposal which was on the statewide ballot at the November 1986 general election.
  • Five Detroit Ballot Issues: Authorization to Sell General Obligation BondsMemo, ( September 1986 ) 6 pages
  • Exempting New Personal Property from Ad Valorem Taxation Memo, ( August 1986 ) 18 pages
  • Developing an Improved Criminal Justice Information System in Michigan CC 960, ( July 1986 ) 4 pages — Summarizes Report #281 —
  • An Evaluation of the Joint Ventures Assistance Program of the Metropolitan Affairs Corporation Memo, ( February 1986 ) 37 pages

1987

Outline of the Michigan Tax System (Fourteenth Edition) Report 285, ( May 1987 ) 19 pages Summary of state and local taxes, recent tax changes, and table of tax collections. [Because this publication is revised every two years, past editions have not been made available for download. Please contact CRC to obtain a copy past editions. ]

1988

1989

  • School Finance Constitutional Amendment Proposals, Report 296, ( October 1989 ) 12 pages — See also CC #984 —
  • Outline of the Michigan Tax System (Fifteenth Edition), Report 294, ( July 1989 ) 19 pages Summary of state and local taxes, recent tax changes, and table of tax collections [Because this publication is revised every two years, past editions have not been made available for download. Please contact CRC to obtain a copy past editions. ]
  • Michigan Tax Climate, Report 292, ( May 1989 ) 93 pages

Undigitized 1980s

1980

  • State Finances in Distress: Michigan–Fiscal Years 1980 and 1981 CC 921, ( November 1980 ) 2 pages
  • State Ballot IssuesCC 919, ( October 1980 ) 4 pages Proposal E — Increase in Income Tax for Corrections (defeated 37% for to 63% against); Proposal B — Lowering the Drinking Age; Proposal G — Civil Immunity for Legislators; Proposal H — Lieutenant Governor (a constitutional change)
  • State Ballot Issues: Proposal D — The Tisch Tax Proposal CC 918, ( October 1980 ) 6 pages(defeated 25% for to 75% against)
  • State Ballot Issues: Proposal A — The Smith/Bullard Proposal CC 917, ( October 1980 ) 6 pagesConstitutional changes regarding education financing. (defeated 21% for to 79% against)
  • State Ballot Issues: Proposal C — The Coalition Tax PlanCC 916, ( September 1980 ) 6 pagesConstitutional changes re property taxes. (defeated 45% for to 55% against)
  • “Speaking Out in Defense of Business,” Misc., ( September 1980 ) 10 pages Harry B. Cunningham, Honorary Chairman, K Mart Corporation, Remarks at Annual Meeting
  • The Home Rule County in Michigan (Background Paper No. II)Report 264, ( July 1980 ) 21 pages
  • Home Rule, Charters, and Reorganization (Background Paper No. I)Report 263, ( July 1980 ) 24 pages
  • Wayne County Ballot Issue — County Home Rule, CC 915, ( July 1980 ) 6 pages
  • Fiscal Management in an Age of Limits: Balancing the State Budget, CC 914, ( July 1980 ) 4 pages
  • Wayne County Salaries: A Comparison (Revised edition–earlier 913 destroyed), CC 913, ( June 1980 ) 2 pages
  • City of Detroit Salaries — A Comparison (with market rates), CC 912, ( June 1980 ) 4 pages
  • Legislative Apportionment in Michigan, CC 911, ( May 1980 ) 4 pages
  • The Financing of Freeway Cleaning in the Metropolitan Detroit Area, Report 262, ( April 1980 ) 14 pages
  • Taxation and the Referendum in Michigan, CC 910, ( April 1980 ) 4 pages(see also Report 260)
  • The 1979-80 Executive Budget,CC 909, ( April 1980 ) 10 pages
  • City-County Separation: Detroit and Wayne County, Report 261, ( March 1980 ) 37 pages
  • Taxation and the Referendum in Michigan, Report 260, ( March 1980 ) 32 pages

1981

  • A Special Memorandum on the Financial Condition and Outlook of the City of Highland Park, MichiganMemo, ( December 1981 ) 8 pages
  • The Michigan Tax Limitation Amendment — State Revenue and Spending LimitsCC 927, ( November 1981 ) 4 pages— See also CC #947 and #949, and Misc. Report —
  • The State Revenue and Spending LimitsMemo, ( October 1981 ) 18 pages
  • State Limitations on Local Taxes and Spending (Letter of ‘9/29 (with memo))Misc., ( September 1981 ) 5 pages“The Auto Industry in the 1980s — Challenge and Commitment,” F. James McDonald, President GM, Remarks at Annual MeetingMisc., ( September 1981 ) 12 pages
  • The Proposed Wayne County CharterReport 275, ( September 1981 ) 45 pages
  • Detroit Ballot Issue — Should Decentralization of the Detroit School District be Continued?CC 925, ( August 1981 ) 2 pages
  • Michigan’s Growing Cash DeficitCC 924, ( July 1981 ) 6 pages
  • Outline of the Michigan Tax System (Eleventh Edition)CC 923, ( June 1981 ) 23 pages Summary of state and local taxes, recent tax changes, and table of tax collections.
    [Because this publication is revised every two years, past editions have not been made available for download. Please contact CRC to obtain a copy past editions. ]
  • State Ballot Issues: Proposal A — State Subsidy of Local TaxesCC 922, ( May 1981 ) 8 pages(defeated 28% for to 72% against)
  • Wayne County Charter Issues … Employee Retirement Report 273, ( April 1981 ) 18 pages
  • Wayne County Charter Commission Standing Committee RecommendationsMisc., ( June 1981 )
  • Local Government Tax & Expenditure LimitationsMisc., ( June 1981 )
  • The Michigan Tax Limitation Amendment–Current Status & Issues I. The State Revenue and Spending LimitsMisc., ( June 1981 ) 18 pages

1982

  • Reorganizing Wayne County Government Under the 1981 Home Rule Charter Report 277, ( December 1982 ) 49 pages
  • State Ballot Issues: Proposal D — Public Utility Rate Case ProceduresCC 937, ( October 1982 ) 4 pages
  • State Ballot Issues: Proposal A — Restrict Legislative Civil Immunity; Proposal G — Election of Public Service CommissionCC 936, ( October 1982 ) 5 pages
  • State Ballot Issues: Proposal B — Special Status for the Department of State Police; Proposal E — Nuclear Weapons FreezeCC 935, Analyzed the Department of State Police proposal which was on the statewide ballot at the November 1982 general election. ( October 1982 ) 4 pages
  • State Ballot Issue: Proposal C — Due-On-Sale ClauseCC 934, — See also update in CC #937 — ( October 1982 ) 4 pages
  • Michigan’s Key Fund Fiscal ProblemCC 933, ( September 1982 ) 8 pages
  • Effects on Michigan of the 1981 Economic Tax Recovery Act CC 930, ( July 1982 ) 6 pages
  • State and Local Government Expenditures/Revenues in the 14 Largest StatesCC 928, ( April 1982 ) 4 pages Letter to Ralph J. Wagner, Chairman of the Dearborn Budget Stabilization Task ForceMemo, ( February 1982 ) 13 pages
  • Michigan Economic Development Problems and Issues: A Compendium of Findings and Recommendations from Studies and ReportsReport 276, ( January 1982 ) 31 pagesSummarizes 28 studies and reports done between 1970 and 1981 on economic development problems, including taxes, regulation, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, infrastructure, capital formation, technical assistance, wages, and other miscellaneous issues.

1983

  • State and Local Government Expenditures/Revenues in the 21 Largest StatesCC 946, ( December 1983 ) 6 pages
  • Michigan’s Financial Improvement StrategyCC 945, ( November 1983 ) 4 pages(eliminating cash deficit)
  • City of Detroit and Wayne County Salaries — A Comparison CC 943, ( June 1983 ) 4 pages
  • Discussion Draft of Analysis of the Voter’s Choice Initiative Petition to Amend the ConstitutionMisc., ( June 1983 ) 8 pages
  • The State Fiscal PlanMisc., ( May 1983 ) 7 pages
  • Outline of the Michigan Tax System (Twelfth Edition)(CC 940, May 1983 ) 19 pages Summary of state and local taxes, recent tax changes, and table of tax collections [Because this publication is revised every two years, past editions have not been made available for download. Go to Online Version. Please contact CRC to obtain a copy past editions. ]
  • Resolving Michigan’s Past, Present, and Future Fiscal Problems — The 1983 Debate Misc., ( March 1983 ) 12 pages

1984

  • Proposal C — Voter’s ChoiceCC 949, ( October 1981 ) 4 pages(Initiatory Petition re Article IX, Sections 1 & 2) — See also CC #947 and Misc. Report —
  • Grosse Pointe Park Staffing LevelsMisc., ( October 1981 ) 7 pages(police and fire)
  • Detailed Tabulation of Elective Offices in MichiganMisc., ( October 1981 ) 6 pages— See CC #951 —
  • The Voter’s Choice ProposalCC 947, ( May 1981 ) 4 pages(Initiative Petition re Article IX, Sections 1 & 2) — See also CC #949 and Misc. Report —
  • Detroit School Ballot Issue To Renew 7.5 Mills For OperationMisc., ( March 1981 ) 3 pages
  • Summary Analysis of the Voter’s Choice ProposalMisc., ( February 1981 ) 24 pages

1985

  • The Financing of Adult Education in Michigan CC 955, ( June 1985 ) 6 pages— See also Misc. Report —
  • Outline of the Michigan Tax System (Thirteenth Edition)CC 954, ( May 1985 ) 19 pages Summary of state and local taxes, recent tax changes, and table of tax collections [Because this publication is revised every two years, past editions have not been made available for download. Please contact CRC to obtain a copy past editions. ]
  • Undated Status Report on the Financial Condition of the Michigan Unemployment Compensation FundMemo, ( March 1985 ) 4 pages
  • Trends in Operating Revenues and Expenditures, For The City of Detroit, 1960-1983Misc., ( February 1985 ) 26 pages
  • Decline in the Number of Classified Employees in the State of MichiganMemo, ( February 1985 ) 4 pages
  • Wayne County Charter Opinions on Appointment Authority Misc., ( June 1985 ) 3 pages

1986

  • Detroit Ballot Issue: Board of Education Request for Authorization to Sell General Obligation Bonds Memo, ( October 1986 ) 6 pages
  • State Ballot Proposals – II: Proposal C — Expansion of State Officers Compensation Commission Jurisdiction and Proposal A: Constitutional Status for State LibraryCC 962, ( September 1986 ) 4 pagesAnalyzed the state officers compensation commission proposal which was on the statewide ballot at the November 1986 general election.
  • Five Detroit Ballot Issues: Authorization to Sell General Obligation BondsMemo, ( September 1986 ) 6 pages
  • Exempting New Personal Property from Ad Valorem Taxation Memo, ( August 1986 ) 18 pages
  • Developing an Improved Criminal Justice Information System in Michigan CC 960, ( July 1986 ) 4 pages — Summarizes Report #281 —
  • An Evaluation of the Joint Ventures Assistance Program of the Metropolitan Affairs Corporation Memo, ( February 1986 ) 37 pages

1987

Outline of the Michigan Tax System (Fourteenth Edition) Report 285, ( May 1987 ) 19 pages Summary of state and local taxes, recent tax changes, and table of tax collections. [Because this publication is revised every two years, past editions have not been made available for download. Please contact CRC to obtain a copy past editions. ]

1988

1989

  • School Finance Constitutional Amendment Proposals, Report 296, ( October 1989 ) 12 pages — See also CC #984 —
  • Outline of the Michigan Tax System (Fifteenth Edition), Report 294, ( July 1989 ) 19 pages Summary of state and local taxes, recent tax changes, and table of tax collections [Because this publication is revised every two years, past editions have not been made available for download. Please contact CRC to obtain a copy past editions. ]
  • Michigan Tax Climate, Report 292, ( May 1989 ) 93 pages

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