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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.

77% of Michigan Residents Across State Support Good Jobs for Michigan Plan

   LANSING, Mich.— More than three-quarters of all Michigan residents back the proposed Good Jobs for Michigan (GJFM) proposal, according […]

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BLM 2Q 2017 Economic Forecast: Most Business Leaders Expect to Increase Capital Investment, Employment in Michigan During Next Six Months

DETROIT, May 25, 2017– The state’s largest businesses forecast they will add new jobs and investment in Michigan, according to the […]

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BLM Releases Report Identifying Best Practices for Fiscal Stability

LANSING, Mich.—Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM), the state’s business roundtable, today hosted a Leadership Summit on Fiscal Stability, bringing together […]

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BLM Hosts Leadership Summit on Fiscal Stability April 17

DETROIT, Mich. — Michigan’s top business executives, nonprofit and community leaders, educators, and policymakers will meet at Lansing’s Radisson Hotel […]

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Business Leaders for Michigan joins ‘Good Jobs for Michigan’ effort

DETROIT, Mich.– Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM), the state’s business roundtable, today threw its support behind the Good Jobs for […]

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BLM 1Q 2017 Economic Forecast : Optimism Still High Among Business Leaders About MI & U.S. Economies

DETROIT, March 15, 2017 – Michigan business leaders continue to be optimistic about future growth prospects of the state and national […]

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Holistic approach will ensure Michigan can compete, isn’t left behind other states luring good jobs, investment

Detroit, Mich. – Today’s MI Thrive brownfield legislative package, sponsored by State Senator Ken Horn, is a crucial component to […]

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BLM Outlines Roadmap for Jump-Starting MI Infrastructure Improvements

DETROIT, Jan. 12, 2017 – Following a yearlong process of independent research by a globally-recognized consulting firm, Business Leaders for Michigan […]

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MI Economic Benchmarking Report Shows Need to Accelerate Progress to Become a Top Ten State

DETROIT, Mich. — Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM) today issued its latest comprehensive report of key economic benchmarking data, which […]

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