Michigan Economic Expert Speaks at NMU

Friday 15, 2013


            MARQUETTE, Mich.—Jeff Guilfoyle, president of the Citizens Research Council of Michigan, will discuss trends and opportunities related to the state’s economy and fiscal year 2014 budget proposals at Northern Michigan University. His talk will take place at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in Reynolds Recital Hall. This presidential symposium is free and open to the public.

            Guilfoyle began his career at the CRC in 2009, having most recently directed the Office of Revenue and Tax Analysis (ORTA) in the Michigan Department of Treasury As ORTA director, his responsibilities include forecasting and tracking state tax receipts, estimating the impact of legislation on state tax revenues and providing economic research support to the State Treasurer. Guilfoyle previously directed the Economic and Revenue Forecasting Division and served as a tax analyst in the Department of Treasury.

             The Citizens Research Council of Michigan is a privately funded, not-for-profit public affairs research organization.  It lists its primary objective as providing factual, unbiased, independent information on significant issues concerning state and local government organization and finance. CRC believes that the use of this information by policymakers will lead to sound, rational public policy formation in Michigan.

Brian Price
Graduate Assistant