Items Tagged with 'Business Leaders for Michigan'


Survey: State’s growth will trail nation’s

Just 6% of employers expect a strengthened Michigan economy, according to Business Leaders for Michigan report.

February 14, 2020
Michigan’s largest employers anticipate the state’s economic growth will continue to lag compared to the nation’s. Read More

Business leaders pressure lawmakers to boost road spending

August 23, 2019
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan business leaders are pressuring the Republican-led Legislature to commit to spending between $2 billion and $2.5 billion more annually to maintain the roads. Read More

Michigan employers ‘cautiously optimistic’

EAA survey shows majority of executives expect company revenue growth in 2019.

January 4, 2019
A new survey shows despite ongoing labor shortages and talk of a late 2019 recession, most Michigan executives expect a year of growth and hiring. Read More

Business leaders are pessimistic

Unclear future of federal trade policies is main cause for concern.

December 28, 2018
A recent survey shows nearly all the state’s top business leaders expect the economy to stay the same or worsen in the next six to 12 months. Read More

BLM marks Michigan’s strengths, weaknesses

Economic Competitiveness Benchmarking Report shows state continues growth, but it’s slowing.

November 16, 2018
To be a “top ten” state, Michigan needs 36,000 more residents working, $10,000 more income per person and $12,500 more GDP per person. Read More

Business leaders sense stagnation

BLM quarterly survey shows more CEOs and presidents expect economic decline over next 18 months.

October 19, 2018
Michigan’s business leaders expect an economic decline in the next six to 18 months. Read More

Solving workforce issues takes more than educated guesses

July 6, 2018
The Business Journal has reported this month on more than four initiatives to resolve the crisis in Michigan education, both local and statewide. Read More

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