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BLM 3Q 2015 Economic Forecast: Short-term growth slightly positive, long-term growth flat

October 29, 2015

According to a survey conducted by Business Leaders for Michigan, most business leaders forecast the Michigan and U.S. economies will grow modestly over the next six months, followed by flat growth over the next 18 months.

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Business Leaders for Michigan and Michigan Municipal League issue joint statement on road funding proposals

October 20, 2015

Business Leaders for Michigan and the Michigan Municipal League today jointly issued the following statement in response to the road funding proposals being discussed by the Michigan Legislature.

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Business Leaders for Michigan Takes Michigan Ambassador Program to Silicon Valley

October 1, 2015

Business Leaders for Michigan today brings the Michigan Ambassador Program to the heart of San Francisco. State execs meet with local leaders that have Michigan ties, sharing news of Michigan’s comeback and growth opportunities that exist in the state's emerging mobility industry.

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Agenda Released for 4th Annual MI CEO Summit

September 14, 2015

Business Leaders for Michigan released the full agenda and speaker list for its Michigan CEO Summit on Nov. 12, 2015 at the Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit.

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BLM 2Q 2015 Economic Forecast: In Short- and Long-Term, Job Leaders Think the MI and U.S. Economies will Stay Flat

July 30, 2015

According to a survey conducted by Business Leaders for Michigan, the majority of Michigan’s largest employers project that the Michigan and U.S. economies will remain flat in the next 6 to 18 months.

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BLM Issues Recommendations for Boosting Natural Resources Economy

July 14, 2015

Business Leaders for Michigan released The Michigan Natural Resources Business Plan: Leveraging Our Assets to Make Michigan a Top Ten State, showing how Michigan could better leverage its strengths in natural resources, from tourism to agriculture and beyond.

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Business Leaders for Michigan urges support for fiscal notes

July 9, 2015

Doug Rothwell, BLM President and CEO said, “The adoption of fiscal notes for all legislation has been a part of our Michigan Turnaround Plan from the beginning. Michigan businesses, residents and municipalities deserve to know how every piece of proposed legislation could affect them."

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BLM issues statement in response to Senate road funding package

July 1, 2015

Business Leaders for Michigan today issued the following statement in response to the road funding package passed by the Michigan Senate.

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Business Leaders for Michigan issues statement in response to House Road Funding Package

June 10, 2015

Business Leaders for Michigan today issued the following statement expressing its disappointment over the road funding package passed by the House of Representatives today.

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BLM Poll & Policy Principles Outline Path Forward on MI Road Funding

May 26, 2015

Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM) today issued a set of principles and the results of a recent statewide public opinion poll that outline how Michigan’s roads and bridges should be fixed in light of the defeat of Proposal 1.

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Business Leaders for Michigan issues statement in response to the defeat of Proposal 1

May 6, 2015

Business Leaders for Michigan issued the following statement expressing its disappointment over the defeat of Proposal 1 and the need for urgency in finding an alternative solution to fix Michigan’s crumbling transportation infrastructure system.

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BLM 1Q 2015 Economic Forecast: In Short-and Long-Term, Job Leaders Continue to be More Optimistic about MI Economy than U.S. Economy

April 21, 2015

Business Leaders for Michigan projects that the Michigan economy will continue to grow and outperform the U.S. economy in the next 6 to 18 months.

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Leveraging MI’s Most Valuable Assets

March 26, 2015

Nearly 500 Michigan business and policy leaders convened in Lansing today to explore the state’s most promising economic growth opportunities.

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MI Universities Outperforming U.S. Peers in Key Categories

February 26, 2015

Performance data for each of Michigan’s 15 public universities, released online today by Business Leaders for Michigan, shows the state’s higher education sector is performing better than most peers in producing talent while working to control costs and increase access.

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BLM 4Q 2014 Economic Forecast: Optimism High for both MI and U.S. Economies in Short and Long Term

February 23, 2015

Business Leaders for Michigan projects that both the Michigan and U.S. economies will continue to grow through the next 6 to 18 months.

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