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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.

State of the State response from Jeff Donofrio, President & CEO

The Governor’s State of the State address had an overarching theme: to make short- and long-term progress in Michigan, bipartisanship […]

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Making racial equity a priority in a year with many urgencies

We believe Michigan should be a place that is welcoming to all, and our workplaces should reflect the diverse populations […]

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A goodbye, and a new leader on the road to the Top Ten

You may have heard that I am retiring at the end of the year. During the nearly thirty years I […]

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The Road to Leveraging Michigan’s Strengths

In recent months, Michigan’s greatest assets have been full display. While the devastating impacts of COVID-19 have been felt around […]

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The Road to Stronger Communities

Today, more than ever, Michiganders understand the importance of strong communities. If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it’s about the […]

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The road to better investment in Michigan’s people

Because of COVID-19, the economic road ahead is unclear – for all of us. But there a few things we […]

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The Road to Maintaining Fiscal Stability

Ten years ago, there was hardly an institution that came out of the Great Recession unscathed. It was an economic […]

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The Road to Good Jobs for all Michiganders

Can Michigan be a Top Ten state for jobs, personal income and a healthy economy? Absolutely. The current COVID-19 epidemic […]

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What you can do now to help Michigan

We’re at a tipping point in the fight against COVID-19. Great strides have been made, and most Michiganders are back […]

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