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At Business Leaders for Michigan, we pride ourselves on developing strategies that are research-driven and fact-based. Our proposals and strategies are grounded in Michigan’s ongoing economic realities and aimed at bringing new vitality and competitiveness to our state. Our featured and most recent studies, reports and benchmarking websites are included below.

“Compete to Win” – Business Leaders for Michigan charts path to make Michigan a more prosperous, thriving state

Plan outlines how government, community, education and business leaders can advance Michigan’s economic growth   DETROIT, May 23, 2022 — […]

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Michigan’s Path to the Top 10: Do better by our kids

Education is foundational to Michigan’s success. The state must have best-in-class K-12 and post-secondary education and training systems to prepare […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan statement on $4.7 billion infrastructure agreement

Business Leaders for Michigan applauds the Michigan Legislature and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on the bipartisan supplemental spending bill and continued […]

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Michigan business leaders confident on Michigan economy, but feel the impacts of labor shortages and inflation

70% of executives say U.S. and Michigan economies will stay the same or improve over the next six to 12 […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan announces Ryan Tarrant as Chief Operating Officer

Business Leaders for Michigan announces Ryan Tarrant as Chief Operating Officer Tarrant succeeds Sabrina Keeley, who is retiring after 16 […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan statement on Governor Whitmer’s FY2023 Executive Budget Recommendation

We welcome key elements of Governor Whitmer’s budget, including funding to improve infrastructure, provide resources to K-12 schools and the […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan announces Lindsay Case Palsrok as Vice President of Public Policy

DETROIT– Business Leaders for Michigan today announced that Lindsay Case Palsrok has joined the organization as vice president of public […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan Releases Top 10 Benchmarks

Michigan has progressed over the last decade, but needs strategic improvements to become competitive DETROIT— Business Leaders for Michigan today […]

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MI Voters Believe Economic Development Incentives Are Essential to Boost Jobs, Competitiveness

Michigan voters say state not competitive Support for investments at nearly 85%, crosses party lines DETROIT— Michigan voters across the […]

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