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Michigan House of Representatives Urban Policy committee – MPPS program overview and Spring 2010 MPPS fiscal data findings The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS) is a program of state-wide surveys of local government leaders in Michigan. The MPPS is designed to fill an important information gap in the policymaking process. While there are ongoing surveys of the business community and of the citizens of Michigan, before the MPPS there were no ongoing surveys of local government officials that were representative of all general purpose local governments in the state.
2010 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
This workshop is the first of two sessions that will provide an introduction to the SIPP, a nationally representative survey administered by the U.S. Census Bureau. The second workshop will take place at 4 PM on Thursday, April 8th. The SIPP provides continuous data on family and individual-level income, demographics, and social program participation from the late 1980s to present in a series of 3-4 year longitudinal panels.
2010 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
A panel discussion hosted by the student organization Women and Gender in Public Policy (WGPP). Panelists will discuss their career paths. Panelists: State Representative Rebekah Warren (D-53); Sharon Rothwell, former Governor Engler's Chief of Staff; The Honorable Nancy C. Francis, an elected Washtenaw County circuit judge.
2008 - 6:45 pm to 8:30 pm
David Goldston is a Visiting Lecturer in the Science, Technology and Environment Program at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and he writes the monthly column 'Party of One' on Congress and science policy for the journal Nature. From 2001 through 2006, Goldston was the Chief of Staff of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, which has jurisdiction over much of the federal research and development budget.
2007 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm