Items Tagged with 'Doug Rothwell'


Collaboration aims to improve K-12 outcomes

Launch Michigan includes more than two dozen organizations across several fields.

July 6, 2018
A group of Michigan leaders across several fields announced their collaboration in a new alliance to improve K-12 education outcomes. Read More

This broken record needs to be fixed

March 23, 2018
Stop us if you’ve heard this one before. Read More

Study finds Michigan schools underfunded

Report shows K-12 schools are underfunded by nearly $2,000 per student.

February 9, 2018
It is time to have a conversation about school funding. 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

Michigan’s General Fund: another example of government unable to manage itself

June 19, 2015
In the June 15 issue of GRBJ, a quote from a news release attributed to Business Leaders for Michigan and its President and CEO Doug Rothwell was noteworthy. 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