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Podcast by Citizens Research Council of Michigan

#FactsMatter, the Citizens Research Council of Michigan podcast Citizens Research Council of Michigan

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Podcast by Citizens Research Council of Michigan

    Facts Matter - What's To Be Done About Flint Schools? - 12:2:19, 5.24 PM

    Facts Matter - What's To Be Done About Flint Schools? - 12:2:19, 5.24 PM

    Flint's schools are in trouble. Is there anything to be done?

    • 20 Min.
    FactsMatter - Flu Season - 11:20:19, 7.28 PM

    FactsMatter - Flu Season - 11:20:19, 7.28 PM

    Although seasonal flu shots are low-cost, widely available and convenient, Michigan lags the country in flu vaccination rates. Why?

    • 20 Min.
    Stagnant Teacher Pay Podcast - 9:18:19, 11.05 AM

    Stagnant Teacher Pay Podcast - 9:18:19, 11.05 AM

    Why is Michigan education spending up, but teacher salaries are not? In a word: Pensions.

    • 21 Min.
    Fix The Damn Local Roads Podcast - 9:8:19, 2.03 PM

    Fix The Damn Local Roads Podcast - 9:8:19, 2.03 PM

    How might we do a better job fixing the damn roads? How about starting with the local roads, which most of us drive on every day? We have some ideas for a better array of local-option taxes to raise the revenue.

    • 22 Min.
    Facts Matter – The Problems Of Benton Harbor - 6:20:19, 5.43 PM

    Facts Matter – The Problems Of Benton Harbor - 6:20:19, 5.43 PM

    Schools in Benton Harbor, Michigan, have been failing on academic and financial fronts for years. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has a plan to deal with it, but it's not going over well. Craig Thiel explains the dilemma in southwest Michigan.

    • 18 Min.
    Facts Matter -- Special Assessments, Or A Tax By A Different Name - 6:6:19, 1.22 PM

    Facts Matter -- Special Assessments, Or A Tax By A Different Name - 6:6:19, 1.22 PM

    When is a tax not a tax? When it's a "special assessment." Today we look at the subtle differences between two forms of local-government finance.

    • 24 Min.

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