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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 statement on Governor Whitmer’s FY2023 Executive Budget Recommendation

We welcome key elements of Governor Whitmer’s budget, including funding to improve infrastructure, provide resources to K-12 schools and the […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan announces Lindsay Case Palsrok as Vice President of Public Policy

DETROIT– Business Leaders for Michigan today announced that Lindsay Case Palsrok has joined the organization as vice president of public […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan Releases Top 10 Benchmarks

Michigan has progressed over the last decade, but needs strategic improvements to become competitive DETROIT— Business Leaders for Michigan today […]

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MI Voters Believe Economic Development Incentives Are Essential to Boost Jobs, Competitiveness

Michigan voters say state not competitive Support for investments at nearly 85%, crosses party lines DETROIT— Michigan voters across the […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan announces Randi Berris as its new Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Business Leaders for Michigan announces Randi Berris as its new Vice President of Marketing and Communications DETROIT – Business Leaders […]

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New statewide coalition announces work on cohesive strategy to help Michigan win and create jobs

LANSING, Mich. – A new coalition of job creators, economic development professionals and industry leaders from across the state have […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan Reacts to Gov. Whitmer’s ARP Economic Investment Plan

DETROIT, Mich. – Business Leaders for Michigan, the state’s business roundtable, weighed in on Governor Whitmer’s proposed American Rescue Plan […]

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Jeff Donofrio: K-12 budget will drive more dollars into the classroom

Jeff Donofrio, President and CEO of Business Leaders for Michigan, made the following statement after the House and Senate approved […]

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Michigan business leaders bullish on state economy, planning return to in-person work

Executives planning gradual return to offices, hybrid work models  DETROIT—Michigan’s business leaders see robust growth ahead in the state’s economy […]

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