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BLM: Michigan outperforming U.S. economy

A survey of the largest state employers shows they are increasingly optimistic.

April 25, 2014
Business Leaders for Michigan, a statewide organization of corporate executives based in Detroit, is projecting the Michigan and U.S. economies will grow in the next six to 18 months, but expects Michigan’s economy to continue to outperform the U.S. economy. Read More

BLM updates strategic plan

The Michigan Turnaround Plan will emphasize three steps instead of six.

April 4, 2014
Almost five years after the launch of the Michigan Turnaround Plan by the Business Leaders for Michigan, the statewide organization of top executives from 80 leading companies and universities is unveiling a change in strategy to continue the state’s progress toward more jobs, higher incomes and a healthier economy. Read More

Executives forecast positive economic growth

State’s recovery should outpace national economy.

February 21, 2014
In the race for economic development and recovery, Michigan might have a head start. Read More

BLM: Michigan's public universities outperform their peers

But Michigan universities receive less state funding than in other states.

October 18, 2013
Business Leaders for Michigan, organized a few years ago to push for a turnaround in the state’s economy and business climate, has released its updated Performance Tracker for Michigan public universities, which indicates they outperform their peers in other states in producing graduates with the critical skills employers need. Read More

Renaissance VC 'fund of funds' drives $300M to Michigan startups

July 11, 2013
Who funds Michigan's venture capital funds? Read More

MichBio, BLM work on strategy to grow life sciences industry

March 29, 2013
Members of Business Leaders for Michigan, plus experts in the life sciences, pharmaceutical and medical device industries in the state, met at MichBio in Ann Arbor last week to begin development of strategies for growing Michigan’s bio-sciences industry. Read More

Report: Michigan workers lack upgraded job skills

Study also finds workers in the near future may lack the higher education needed.

March 22, 2013
Michigan, according to the organization Business Leaders for Michigan, is following a national trend and becoming a knowledge-based economy across all industry sectors, including manufacturing and agriculture. Read More

Business Leaders for Michigan tallies scorecards on state's 15 public universities

February 14, 2013
The performance profiles of Michigan’s 15 public higher education institutions — and how they compare to their peers nationally — are now available online. Read More

Business Leaders for Michigan backs reversal of higher ed 'disinvestment' in Gov. Snyder budget

February 11, 2013
Business Leaders for Michigan — a statewide organization dedicated to rebuilding the state’s economy — has praised Gov. Rick Snyder’s budget recommendations that would increase funding for early childhood education and higher education, as well as balance the budget and reduce the state’s long-standing debt obligations. Read More

State business group CEO urges steady economic vision, weighs in on ballots

November 2, 2012
This season of voting could bring a turnaround to Michigan’s economic plan. At least, Doug Rothwell hopes so. The president and CEO of Business Leaders for Michigan was in Grandville Thursday presenting on the Michigan Turnaround Plan before the Grandville and Jenison chamber. Read More