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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.

Statement on stay-at-home order: First priority is to protect public’s health and safety

“Business Leaders for Michigan recognizes that we are experiencing a public health emergency that is unprecedented in our lifetime. The […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan Economic Forecast: MI Expected to Continue Growing Slower than Nation

LANSING—Michigan’s largest employers anticipate the state’s economic growth will continue to lag that of the U.S., though they are generally […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan releases data-based strategic plan, offering solutions for Michigan’s toughest problems

Independent data on 50+ indicators of Michigan’s success compared to other states now available LANSING, Mich. – Executive leadership from […]

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BLM 3Q 2019 economic forecast: Business Leaders convey mixed views of Michigan, U.S. economies

DETROIT — Michigan’s business leaders will focus on the state’s ability to weather a major recession and thrive in a […]

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BLM 2Q 2019 economic forecast: Business leaders predict stable growth for Michigan, U.S.

Capital investment, job growth expected to remain stable over next 6–12 months but growing number see downturn ahead DETROIT— A […]

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BLM 2Q 2019 economic forecast: Business leaders predict stable growth for Michigan, U.S.

Capital investment, job growth expected to remain stable over next 6–12 months but growing number see downturn ahead DETROIT— A […]

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Statewide business organizations share statement on budget negotiations

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Business Leaders for Michigan, the Detroit Regional Chamber, the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce, […]

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Statement on auto no-fault insurance reform

Statement from Doug Rothwell, President & CEO of Business Leaders for Michigan: “Business Leaders for Michigan applauds Governor Gretchen Whitmer, […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan applauds MSF approval of Jobs Ready Michigan

LANSING, Mich. – Recognizing growing talent needs, Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM) engaged Public Sector Consultants to research and analyze […]

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