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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.

A New Year with New Opportunities to Grow

As we begin 2018, let’s reflect on the good work that was done last year to move Michigan closer to […]

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Joint Letter to Gov. Snyder on Maintaining K-12 Standards & Assessments

View a copy of a December 5, 2017  letter sent to Governor Rick Snyder from Business Leaders for Michigan, Detroit […]

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Key Steps to a Stronger Michigan

There are three major items before the legislature that need swift action that are essential to strengthening our state: 1) […]

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Let’s Bring More Good Paying Jobs to Michigan

This past week, we learned sixty-two percent of all jobs in Michigan pay less than $20 per hour. Further, more […]

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Growing more good jobs for Michigan

Our Great Lakes State has made a proud and remarkable comeback. But Michigan is still 300,000 jobs below peak employment […]

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What’s next for Michigan?

That’s the question that frames everything we do. From our policy and outreach efforts to our research and communications activities, […]

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Building the Infrastructure to Support a New Michigan

For decades, our state has struggled to adequately build and maintain its infrastructure. As we move into a new digital […]

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 Michigan’s Journey to “Top Ten”

For most of us, a journey wouldn’t be complete without a series of snapshots. It helps us review where we’ve […]

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Getting Down to Business

In last month’s newsletter, we highlighted the need for strong economic development tools that support job creation and growth. Our […]

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