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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.

MichBio and BLM work to develop strategy to grow life sciences industry

Michigan’s health and medical expertise key to growing a New Michigan economy ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 28, 2013 — The state’s […]

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BLM Report: Michigan employers challenged short term by worker-skills shortage, long term by worker-education shortage

Study finds need for Michigan workers to gain both right combination of education attainment and experience, and notes that some […]

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Summit brings together state, business and policy leaders focused on growing the New Michigan economy

Natural Resources, Mobility, Engineering, Logistics, Higher Education and Life Sciences industries highlighted as key assets to leverage growth LANSING Mich., […]

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Building a New Michigan

Led by a strong recovery in manufacturing and supported by policymakers’ actions to responsibly manage our finances, balance the budget […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan launches Performance Tracker for Michigan Public Universities

Online tool puts information at fingertips of parents, policy makers and tracks university performance on 30 key measures DETROIT, Mich., […]

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Investing in Infrastructure is Critical to Michigan’s Economic Success

We applaud Governor Snyder and many legislators, such as Senate Appropriations Chair Roger Kahn, for pushing for a comprehensive transportation […]

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Statement on Governor’s 2014 Executive Budget Recommendation

DETROIT, Mich., February 7, 2013 –Business Leaders for Michigan, the state’s business roundtable, saluted Governor Snyder on his 2014 Executive […]

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Leaders to Discuss Progress toward New Michigan economy on March 11

Business, Higher Education and Policy Executives Measure Growth, Opportunities and Next Steps to Economic Vitality DETROIT, Mich., February 6, 2013 […]

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BLM 4Q 2012 Economic Forecast: Michigan Will Grow Faster Than U.S Economy

Most of state’s largest job providers add jobs in 2012; Plan more hiring in 2013 DETROIT, Mich., February 5, 2013 […]

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