Report alleges disinvestment is costing Michigan

Jul 1, 2014

The new report opposes the images of "Pure Michigan," drawing attention to some of the harsh realities faced by many.
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“We still have miles to go to rebuild Michigan after years of neglect.” That sentence reflects the findings of a new report from the Michigan Economic Center at the Prima Civitas Foundation.

The ‘Michigan Dream At Risk’ report explores the societal costs of recent declines in investment in education, infrastructure, our cities and the environment. It also says that there is significant public support for increased investment.

What does the report suggest regarding the “Michigan Comeback” touted by Governor Rick Snyder and his supporters? To answer that and many other questions, Current State speaks with John Austin of the Michigan Economic Center