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BLM Website Updated to Reflect House Candidates’ Level of Support for Plan to Build a New Michigan

July 22, 2016

In preparation for the state’s August 2 primary election, the Business Leaders for Michigan Political Action Committee II today released an updated section of the Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM) website which details how candidates for the Michigan House of Representatives align with the Plan to Build a New Michigan and announced support for candidates in several open primaries.

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We All Have A Role in Building a New Michigan

July 15, 2016

The August 2nd Primary Election provides Michigan voters the opportunity to choose their Michigan House of Representatives candidates for the General Election this fall. By casting an informed vote, you can help ensure that our state continues the turnaround that is already underway.

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Being a Leader of the Pack

June 13, 2016

Michigan has a greatly improved business climate that's made us competitive again, and that's great. But we cannot afford to be complacent when we still have an average unemployment rate, below average income levels and flat population growth.

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BLM 1Q 2016 Economic Forecast: MI and U.S. short & long-term economies flat; little growth expected

May 24, 2016

The latest quarterly survey of Business Leaders for Michigan forecasts that the Michigan and U.S. economies will continue to experience modest growth over the next six and eighteen months.

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Get More Than a High School Education

May 16, 2016

Our latest study shows the state is generally prepared to meet the demand for high-wage jobs over the next three years. However, the trend is changing - and fast.

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BLM Urges Support for the Senate’s Detroit Public Schools Reform Package

May 9, 2016

Michigan’s top business leaders support a Detroit Public Schools reform package that largely aligns with the plan that passed the Michigan Senate with support from the governor.

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BLM: Michigan Can Meet Demand for Most Jobs Through 2018, but Long-Term Talent Supply Threatened by Demographic and Education Trends

April 27, 2016

Michigan’s top economic leaders today issued a series of findings that forecast the state’s readiness to fill high-paying, high-demand jobs with educated and skilled workers.

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American Center for Mobility forms board of directors, names CEO

March 18, 2016

A nonprofit organization and a board of directors have been formed to handle operations for the new American Center for Mobility.

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Business Leaders for Michigan Offers Legislative Testimony on Higher Education Funding

March 10, 2016

BLM provided testimony today to a joint session of the state House and Senate Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittees on the importance of linking higher education funding to performance-based metrics.

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BLM Unveils New Website

March 8, 2016

BLM today rolled out its new website featuring research and data about Michigan’s competitiveness, compelling information about its strategies and priorities, along with critical news and action items.

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Michigan’s Second Wind

February 11, 2016

Here in Michigan, we're in the middle of a marathon. We've been turning around our economy and making steps toward real, lating prosperity.

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Business Leaders For Michigan’s Statement on the FY 2017 Executive Budget Recommendation

February 10, 2016

Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM) released a statement on Governor Rick Snyder’s Executive Budget recommendation.

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Business Leaders For Michigan Rolls Out 2016 Economic Policy Agenda

February 9, 2016

Business Leaders for Michigan today unveiled its agenda for continuing Michigan’s progress toward more jobs, higher incomes, and a healthy economy.

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BLM 4Q 2015 Economic Forecast: Slower Near & Long-term Growth; Better in Michigan Than Nation

January 26, 2016

The latest quarterly survey of Business Leaders for Michigan forecasts that the Michigan and U.S. economies will generate very slow growth over the short and long term. They are slightly more optimistic about Michigan’s economy in long-term.

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New Year, New Goals, New Michigan

January 15, 2016

Michigan's turnaround to date has been the result of a lot of hard work by businesses and people across our state. It's also been facilitated by state tax, fiscal and regulatory changes that created a better business climate.

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