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Independent Streams (Week of April 18th)

Our weekly round-up of policy-relevant reads and IPPSR-connected research (inspired by John Kingdon).



  • EM law needs revamping. Faculty Affiliate Eric Scorsone cited in Detroit News editorial about Emergency Manager law.
  • Cross-Border Trucking. Bill Anderson, director of the Cross-Border Institute at the University of Windsor, talks about the cost of trucking goods across the U.S.-Canadian border. He’s a featured speaker at IPPSR’s April 20 Public Policy Forum.
  • MIBRFSS Surveillance Brief. Michigan’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, a project conducted by IPPSR’s Office for Survey research, released its April surveillance brief.