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Education Policy Fellowship Program

Ballot Initiatives as Policy Alternatives

January 26, 2004
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Kellogg Center, MSU

This session is designed to examine the strategy of using ballot initiatives as a process for impacting public policy. Through the use of case studies, an expert panel will discuss the outcome and impact of two recent ballot initiatives introduced in Michigan. The panel members will discuss their roles in this process and their perspectives on the use and effectiveness of ballot initiatives in the policy process. This session was developed by the Ballot Initiatives as Policy Alternatives Learning Team.


Resource Persons:

EPFP Learning Team Members:

Julia Ashworth
Ron Collins
Dan Hurley
Steven Meno
Chris Reimann

Resource Persons (detailed resource persons' bios):

Mr. Robert Swanson
Deputy Director, Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Growth
Former Staff Director, Committee on Taxation Michigan House of Representatives

Mr. Lynn Jondahl
Executive Director, Michigan Prospect
Former Member, Michigan House of Representatives

Mr. David Waymire
Executive Vice President, Marketing Resource Group

Mr. Roger Martin
President, Rossman Martin & Associates


Resource Materials

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