Items Tagged with 'Business Leaders for Michigan'

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Business leaders’ confidence slipping

Business Leaders for Michigan’s second-quarter survey attributes a 17 percent drop in confidence to uncertainty about election outcomes.

June 1, 2018
Michigan business leaders’ confidence levels in the state’s economic growth have dropped from earlier this year, according to a second-quarter survey by Business Leaders for Michigan. Read More

BLM makes education policy proposals

Report outlines suggestions based on educational best practices from other states to address Michigan’s ‘crisis.’

March 23, 2018
Business Leaders for Michigan released a review of the country’s K-12 best practices and outlined a set of principles the organization’s members believe can lead to better student performance. Read More

BLM reveals economic action plan

Goal of campaign is for Michigan to be a ‘top 10 state’ by improving K-12 education, job-training systems, college affordability.

March 9, 2018
Business Leaders for Michigan recently unveiled a strategic plan and public awareness campaign, highlighting what members believe is the best approach toward a healthy economy. Read More

Street Talk: Meet me in the middle

Safety first.

October 27, 2017
How does Middle America respond to a new snack food product? Or, more precisely, how would the middle of America respond? Read More

BLM: Growth expected to continue

Expectations for Michigan down slightly from last quarter, still above U.S.

September 29, 2017
The majority of business leaders in the state are optimistic about the continued growth rates for both the Michigan and U.S. economies. Read More

Talent, housing hinder economic growth

September 29, 2017
Adding to the issues related to talent attraction is a lack of affordable housing. Read More

Street Talk: Voters need schooling

September 29, 2017
Business Leaders for Michigan released findings from a recent survey on K-12 education that show strong voter interest for greater improvement in Michigan schools. Read More

Street Talk: Stemming the education decline

Blinker, please.

July 7, 2017
Business Leaders for Michigan launched a study aimed at boosting K-12 school performance in Michigan. Read More

Survey finds CEOs exude confidence

More than 60 percent believe state’s economy will improve over next six months.

March 17, 2017
Optimism among Michigan’s executives continues to be high in the wake of the 2016 election. Read More

Slow grow: Business leaders’ predictions reflect doubts

Quarterly survey finds fewer expect economy to improve in the next 18 months.

June 10, 2016
Some of Michigan’s top business leaders forecast slow economic growth over the next year and a half for the state and nation. Read More