Wednesday 9, 2011
            MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University will present “Michigan’s New Normal: Our State’s Economic, Revenue and Budget Situation” at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17 in Reynolds Recital Hall. It is free and open to the public.

            Jeffrey Guilfoyle, president of Citizens Research Council of Michigan, will speak about the state’s economy. He has worked as director of the Office of Revenue and Tax Analysis in the Michigan Department of Treasury. Guilfoyle advised the state treasurer on economic and revenue matters and was responsible for the administration’s economic and revenue forecast. His areas of expertise include school finance reform, intergovernmental fiscal relations and Michigan’s tax structure. He has authored papers on the economic effects of property taxes and on Michigan’s revenue sharing system.

            This forum is hosted by the NMU political science and public administration department and the office of the president. For more information, call 227-2019.