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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.

Encouraged by Leader Reform Proposals

Business Leaders for Michigan are encouraged by the current leader reform proposals. We issued the following statement today: We are encouraged […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan’s Quarterly Survey

Business Leaders for Michigan’s quarterly survey of 70 of Michigan’s most prominent executives indicates that Michigan will continue to lag […]

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Tax Reform Proposal

One of the most talked about items on our 2010 Legislative Agenda is our tax reform proposal which would expand […]

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2010 Legislative Agenda

Two weeks ago, we announced our 2010 Legislative Agenda, which reflects the first phase of legislation necessary to implement the […]

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Unemployment Falls To 14.7%

Michigan’s jobless rate fell in November to 14.7 percent from its 15.1 percent level in October.  Total employment increased by […]

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Detroit Creative Corridor Receives Funds For 2010 Launch

We received another $200k appropriation from the federal government to launch the Detroit Creative Corridor Center this year. The Center […]

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DDP And DEGC Get $1M Each To Drive Downtown Development

Unrestricted assets from the Lower Woodward Housing Fund, a fund established by Detroit Renaissance with support from the DEGC and […]

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Renaissance Venture Capital Fund Plans First “Payout”

The Renaissance Venture Capital Fund is a Michigan-based fund of funds that supports the growth of venture capital in Michigan […]

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A New Day For The City

Last week, Detroiters spoke loud and clear that they want change. All but four of the new city council members […]

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