How deeply should citizens be involved in governing our counties, cities, townships or villages?
Put another way, how deeply do our local leaders want us to be involved?
That's the question the Center for Local, State and Urban Policy at the University of Michigan put to more than 1,300 local government officials from all over Michigan.
You can read more about this survey here.
Tom Ivacko from the Center joined us today with the verdict.
Listen to the full interview above.