David Haynes

Professor David Haynes is a tenured Professor of Public Administration and teaches in the MPA graduate program at Northern Michigan University, where he previously served as President. David has been involved in the public administration and political science field for over 45 years.

Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors: June 29, 2020

UP’s most famous coach speaks out, NMU’s EAN network is slow, no UP or rural voices on State Board of Education, and UP colleges propose budget cuts . Read more in this week’s Whispers, Noise & Rumors.

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Whispers, Noise & Rumors: June 22, 2020

Budget bills progress, Veteran involvement, Marquette beaches, and a Whispers correction. Read more in this week’s Whispers, Noise & Rumors.

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CRC article warns of challenges in borrowing to stabilize the state budget

In a recent article, the Citizens Research Council of Michigan provided important information and research on the risks and challenges involved with borrowing to stabilize Michigan’s state budget.

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Whispers, Noise & Rumors: June 15, 2020

State revenue woes continue, more on revenue options, state prison population during COVID, and a Marquette rumor from whisperers. Read more in this week’s Whispers, Noise & Rumors.

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Whispers, Noise & Rumors: June 8, 2020

Students returning to UP campuses, Soo Locks expansion, Copper Country wifi hotspots, and airport service in the UP. Read more in this week’s Whispers, Noise & Rumors.

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Whispers, Noise & Rumors: June 1, 2020

State budget cuts, UP budget cuts, and COVID coordination. Read more in this week’s Whispers, Noise & Rumors.

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Whispers, Noise & Rumors: May 25, 2020

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Whispers, Noise & Rumors: May 18, 2020

Michigan revenue estimates, state employee workforce cut, veterans enrolling at UP state universities, and the significance of our zip codes. Read more in today’s issue of Whispers, Noise & Rumors.

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The Impact of Child Care in Rural Upper Peninsula and Compared to Three Urban Counties in Lower Michigan

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, though facing much higher rates of poverty and unemployment, sees comparable costs…

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Whispers, Noise & Rumors: May 11, 2020

U.P. festival cancellations, state revenue projections, universities opening campuses, and public health investment. Read the latest in this week’s edition of Rural Whispers, Noise & Rumors.

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