Source: Educational Attainment by Dan Hurley Published June 14, 2017 A report recently provided to Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has added fuel to the narrative that talent will be the primary factor in the state’s ability to survive and thrive economically in the years ahead. The report, Building Michigan’s 21st Century Economy, reflects growing consensus voiced […]

By Lou Glazer, Commissioner, and President of Michigan Future:   It was an honor to serve as a member of Governor Snyder’s Building the 21st Century Economy Commission. Its report is really worth reading. Thanks in large part to the leadership of Detroit Regional Chamber CEO Sandy Baruah, the Commission Chair, and terrific staffing by […]

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. – Leading on talent, investing in infrastructure, creating a competitive business climate and ensuring a good quality of life are keys for Michigan’s economic success and achieving prosperity for all, according to a new report by Gov. Rick Snyder’s Building the 21st Century Economy Commission. “Michigan has made an incredible comeback, but […]

Michigan’s economy is going strong, with lower unemployment and hundreds of thousands of new jobs. But what’s our plan for the future? That’s the question Gov. Rick Snyder posed to the newly created Building the 21st Century Economy Commission. The goal of the commission is to come up with both short and long-term recommendations that […]

MARQUETTE, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today met with Commissioners from the Building the 21st Century Economy Commission, legislators, and local business leaders to discuss the importance of establishing a strategy for economic growth that will help new and existing industries thrive in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. “The U.P. is an important factor in the success and […]

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the initial appointments to the Building the 21st Century Economy Commission, created by Executive Order 2016-14. The 23-member commission serves as an advisory body within the Executive Office of the Governor. Members are charged with identifying priorities over the next 20 years along with short-term and long-term action items […]

LANSING –Creating a comprehensive vision for Michigan’s economic future that will leverage the state’s strengths and encourage development is the goal of the Building the 21st Century Economy Commission created today under an executive order signed by Gov. Rick Snyder. “Michigan has made great strides in economic prosperity and job growth, but we can never become […]