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The new Michigan Economic Center interactive report, “The Michigan Dream At Risk”, captures what Michigan citizens say is special about their state and what they believe powers our economy. The report documents the continued degradation of key economic assets – education, infrastructure, vital services and our outdoors — and the impact years of disinvestment in these “pillars” of the Michigan economy have had on the incomes and lifestyle of Michigan citizens.
You can download the press release for “The Michigan Dream At Risk” report here.
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<iframe src=”//player.vimeo.com/video/88411281?portrait=0″ width=”500″ height=”281″ frameborder=”0″ webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe> <p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/88411281″>The Michigan Dream at Risk</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/andreaclairemaio”>andrea claire maio</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a>.</p>
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GO HERE to view 40 suggested tweets for the study and it’s focus areas — education, arts and culture, infrastructure, education and the community.
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“The Michigan Dream At Risk” study: Michigan can do better. The Michigan Dream Restored story found that out. Read it here: http://bit.ly/MiDream
Arts: MI has reduced state support for the arts, from $26m in ’01 to $8.15m in 12 years. Do you want to stop this? #MiDream http://bit.ly/MiDream
Community: Michigan has fallen from 19th to 37th in the nation in personal income. Do you want to stop this? #MiDream http://bit.ly/MiDream
Education: State support for comm. colleges has been flat for 12 yrs while enrollments have increased 50%. Disconnect? #MiDream http://bit.ly/MiDream
Environment: State funding for natural resources & the environment has fallen 6% from ’04 to ’14. Want to change that? Go here: http://bit.ly/MiDream
Infrastructure: Out of all 50 states, MI ranks the lowest in per capita spending on infrastructure. Can we fix this? #MiDream http://bit.ly/MiDream
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