At Business Leaders for Michigan, we work tirelessly to shape policies, ideas and opportunities in an effort to improve Michigan’s competitiveness and make our state more attractive for jobs, investment and economic growth. Our efforts are currently focused on a number of key issues that impact the health and growth of Michigan’s economic climate. Take a minute to explore our state and federal public policy positions below.
Policy Position: K-12 Education
Business Leaders for Michigan believes a strong K-12 education system is critical to Michigan becoming a “Top Ten” state for jobs, personal income and a healthy economy.
Policy Position: Job Training
Business Leaders for Michigan believes a highly responsive job training system that support business attraction and retention is critical to Michigan becoming a “Top Ten” state for jobs, personal income and a healthy economy.
Policy Position: Community Development Incentives
Business Leaders for Michigan supports the adoption of community development incentives comparable to competitor states, especially those that improve Michigan’s ability to attract large investments.
Policy Position: Infrastructure
Business Leaders for Michigan supports significant new funding to support long-term infrastructure solutions.
Policy Position: Fiscal Stability
Business Leaders for Michigan supports the following policy principles to strengthen long-term fiscal stability and help build a stronger business climate.
Policy Position: Higher Education
Business Leaders for Michigan believes higher education is critical to meeting future workforce needs and represents a significant opportunity to grow the economy.