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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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MI Business Leaders predict Q3 return to in-person work, improved economic outcomes this year

Top executives cautiously optimistic about 2021 economic conditions LANSING—A newly updated and expanded survey of Michigan’s business leaders reflects a […]

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Executive budget recommendation prioritizes investments in K-12 education, talent and the mobility industry

Key investments in these areas will boost the state’s post-pandemic recovery LANSING – Business Leaders for Michigan, the state’s business […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan releases 3Q 2020 economic forecast

Results reflect greater optimism, hinging on prevention of full second wave of virus DETROIT— In a reversal of second quarter […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan announces new President & Chief Executive Officer

Business Leaders for Michigan announces new President & Chief Executive Officer LANSING, Mich. – Business Leaders for Michigan today announced […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan launches intense focus on work to eliminate racial inequity in Michigan

Lansing, MI – Business Leaders for Michigan today announced its commitment to eliminating the racial inequities that exist in Michigan […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan releases 2Q 2020 economic forecast

Michigan will continue suffering ramifications of coronavirus pandemic, mitigation needed to protect against future job losses DETROIT— The leaders of […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan Political Action Committee contributes $100,000 to Fair and Equal Michigan

Executive leadership roundtable takes action to push forward citizens’ initiative enacting state law protections for LGBTQ Michiganders LANSING, Mich. – […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan suggests budget shortfall mitigation efforts for state government

President & CEO Doug Rothwell also joins other biz roundtable CEOs seeking federal aid for state and local governments LANSING, […]

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