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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.

Business Leaders for Michigan Applauds Senate’s Action to Help Detroit exit from Bankruptcy

DETROIT, Mich. June 3, 2014 —Business Leaders for Michigan, the state’s business roundtable, applauded today the passage of legislation in […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan endorses Rick Snyder for Governor

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., May 29, 2014 – Today, the Business Leaders for Michigan’s Political Action Committee (PAC) announced its unanimous […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan Applauds Legislation to Help Detroit exit from Bankruptcy

Urges Swift Passage in State Senate  DETROIT, Mich. May 22, 2014 —Business Leaders for Michigan, the state’s business roundtable, applauded […]

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Renaissance Venture Capital Fund Helps to Attract Nearly Half a Billion Dollars of New Investment into Michigan Companies

DETROIT, Mich., May 19, 2014 – The Renaissance Venture Capital Fund (RVCF), Michigan’s innovative venture capital fund-of-funds, today announced its […]

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Michigan Voters: “Let’s Fix Detroit”

DETROIT, Mich., May 8, 2014  —Business Leaders for Michigan today released the results of a statewide survey showing more than […]

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BLM 1Q 2014 Economic Forecast: In Short- and Long-Term, Job Leaders Continue to be More Optimistic about MI Economy than U.S. Economy

DETROIT, Mich., April 23, 2014 – Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM), the state’s business roundtable, projects that the Michigan and […]

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State’s made solid gains. More work ahead.

BLM rolls out new Michigan Turnaround Plan and public awareness campaign DETROIT, Mich., April 3, 2014 — Five years after […]

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In 2012, “New Michigan” jobs grew twice as fast as the state as a whole

DETROIT, Mich., March 10, 2014 — Strategies for accelerating the state’s economic transformation took center stage in East Lansing today, […]

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BLM 4Q 2013 Economic Forecast: MI and U.S. Economies Expected to Grow in Short and Long Term

The state’s largest employers add jobs and invest in Michigan in 2013 DETROIT, Mich., February 18, 2014 – Business Leaders for […]

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