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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.

BLM 3Q 2018 Economic Forecast: Business leaders signal slower growth

DETROIT, Mich. – Michigan’s business leaders predict slower growth during the next six to 18 months, according to the latest quarterly […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan announces new Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Anna Heaton, currently Governor Rick Snyder’s Press Secretary, will join Business Leaders for Michigan in early October, the organization announced […]

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Open letter regarding civility in public discourse

There are more than 220 individuals and groups who have signed on to this letter, spearheaded by Gov. Rick Snyder. […]

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Historic alliance of diverse organizations comes together to improve Michigan’s K-12 education outcomes; focus on student needs, future

Lansing, Mich. – A strong, thriving public education system is the cornerstone for helping Michigan’s children succeed in school, careers […]

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2Q 2018 Economic Forecast: Federal Tax Reform Will Continue to Advance U.S. Economy

DETROIT, Mich. – Michigan’s business leaders continue to forecast stronger growth for both the U.S. and state economies specifically citing […]

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BLM Releases Report and Principles on K–12 Education in Michigan

DETROIT, Mich. —Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM) today issued its review of best practices in K–12 education and a set […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan Rolls Out 2018 Economic, Policy Agenda

 DETROIT, Mich., —Michigan has come far, but has much more to do to become even stronger and a “Top Ten” […]

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1Q 2018 Economic Forecast: Federal Tax Reform Will Boost U.S. and Michigan Economies

DETROIT, Mich. – Michigan’s business leaders forecast  stronger growth for both the U.S. and state economies due to federal tax […]

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It’s Time to Get Down to Business

We were disappointed Amazon didn’t select Detroit among the list of finalist cities for its second headquarters.  Reports are that […]

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