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A New Michigan: The 2013 Report on Michigan’s Progress in Six Opportunities

March 11, 2013

The 2013 New Michigan Report is the first in an annual series in which Michigan’s progress in leveraging its assets into economic growth will be tracked....

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BLM 4Q 2012 Economic Forecast: Michigan Will Grow Faster Than U.S Economy

February 5, 2013

Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM), the state’s business roundtable, continues to forecast that Michigan’s economy will grow more than the U.S. economy over the next six to eighteen months. ...

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2012 Economic Competitiveness Benchmarking Report

December 20, 2012

This report provides a fact-based assessment of Michigan’s economic competitiveness relative to other states and nations. ...

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BLM 3Q 2012 Economic Forecast: Michigan’s Growth Will Be Stalled By U.S. Economy in Next 18 Months

October 18, 2012

BLM forecasts that Michigan’s economy will be stalled by slower U.S. economic growth over the next year or two, but continues to believe the state’s economy will be more resilient than the nation ...

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Gateway to Midwest: New BLM study affirms MI is a key player in logistics industry

September 12, 2012

According to a study commissioned by BLM, Michigan can grow its position as a logistics gateway by accelerating efforts to support and maintain its logistics base, increasing investments in infrastruc...

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Business Leaders Optimism Toward Michigan vs. U.S. Economy Grows

July 26, 2012

A survey of Business Leaders for Michigan members shows that the state’s largest employers are more optimistic about the economy in Michigan vs. the nation over the next year and a half....

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Michigan Emergency Manager Survey – May 2012

June 13, 2012

Detroit, Mich., June 13, 2012 – The telephone survey of 800 registered voters was conducted by the Glengariff Group, Inc., from May 19-22, 2012 in the Michigan cities of Benton Harbor, Ecorse, F...

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2012 Michigan Fiscal Scorecard

May 16, 2012

Michigan Fiscal Scorecard - Assessing the Financial Management of Michigan Governments....

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BLM 1Q 2012 Economic Forecast: More Optimistic about Outlook for Michigan than U.S.

May 10, 2012

A survey of Business Leaders for Michigan shows that the state’s largest employers are more optimistic about Michigan’s short and long-term economic outlook than for the nation....

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Michigan’s Metropolitan and Urban Strategy

February 23, 2012

BLM has released a strategy for accelerating the economic growth of Michigan’s cities and regions. ...

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BLM 4Q 2011 Economic Forecast: More Optimistic about Long-Term Outlook for Both U.S. and Michigan

January 17, 2012

A survey of Business Leaders for Michigan shows that the state’s largest employers are increasingly optimistic about Michigan’s short and long-term economic outlook....

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Road to Renaissance Final Progress Report

December 12, 2011

The last in a series of progress reports on the Road to Renaissance, a pioneering, comprehensive movement geared at engineering economic growth and development in the Detroit region....

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BLM 3Q 2011 Economic Forecast:

October 24, 2011

A survey of Business Leaders for Michigan shows that the state’s largest employers are forecasting an increasingly negative outlook for the U.S. economy that will affect Michigan. ...

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BLM 2Q 2011 Economic Forecast: CEOs More Optimistic about Michigan vs. U.S. Economy

August 1, 2011

A survey of BLM members reveals for the first time since the survey began two years ago more optimism about the Michigan economy than the national economy. ...

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2011 Economic Competitiveness Benchmarking Report

June 1, 2011

This report provides a fact-based assessment of Michigan’s economic competitiveness relative to other states and nations....

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