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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.

Historic moment offers chance to rework Michigan’s economic strategy

The last year and a half caused many of us to pause and reflect on our future, and our state […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan Reacts to Gov. Whitmer’s ARP Economic Investment Plan

DETROIT, Mich. – Business Leaders for Michigan, the state’s business roundtable, weighed in on Governor Whitmer’s proposed American Rescue Plan […]

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Jeff Donofrio: K-12 budget will drive more dollars into the classroom

Jeff Donofrio, President and CEO of Business Leaders for Michigan, made the following statement after the House and Senate approved […]

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Board statement on elections reform, voting rights

“The right to vote in free and fair elections is the foundation of our representative democracy and is integral to […]

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Jeff Donofrio statement on child care accessibility and affordability proposals

Jeff Donofrio, President and CEO of Business Leaders for Michigan, made the following statement after the child care accessibility and […]

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More than a recovery: Investing ARP funding for future ROI

Where will Michigan be in 10 years? The last year and a half for many of us has felt like […]

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Michigan business leaders bullish on state economy, planning return to in-person work

Executives planning gradual return to offices, hybrid work models  DETROIT—Michigan’s business leaders see robust growth ahead in the state’s economy […]

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Local chambers statewide support ARP stimulus principles

On April 5, we sent a letter with the Detroit Regional Chamber, Grand Rapids Chamber, Small Business Association of Michigan, […]

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Michigan’s business community to leaders: Use stimulus funds to transform our state, create sustainable growth

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan’s leading business associations representing thousands of employers have issued a call to government leaders: use federal […]

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