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Building a Stronger Michigan Starts at the Core

Editor’s note: This piece was originally published in the Mackinac Policy Conference edition of the Michigan Chronicle. Building a stronger body starts with developing the core muscles at the center of the body. The same holds true for building stronger … Continue reading

The Long Road to Renaissance and the Evolution of Our Commitment to Michigan’s Core Cities

As I witness the completion of newly renovated Renaissance Center offices, the unfurling of banners and months of intensive planning become reality, I realize that I’ve never been more proud of what we’ve accomplished during my five years here as … Continue reading

New Downtown Lansing Accident Fund HQ Reflects Commitment to Michigan’s Cities

On Tuesday in Michigan’s capital city, a brawny relic that once powered Lansing’s industrial age roared back to life as a magnet for the knowledge-based economy many in Michigan say is key to the state’s future. In transforming the Ottawa … Continue reading

BCBSM and Wayne State University working to keep young talent in Michigan

Businesses across the state are struggling to keep young talent in Michigan. Cuts, layoffs and restructuring are the norm, leaving young graduates desperate to find new and creative ways to break into the workforce. With a struggling economy, especially in … Continue reading

BCBSM Intern Yan Isayev wins Crain’s Intern of the Year

Four-year BCBSM intern, Yan Isayev serves as a prime example of what it means to “make every experience a learning one,” which is why he has been respectfully noted as  Crain’s Detroit Business 2010 Intern of the Year. With Isayev … Continue reading

Follow the Mackinac conference on A Healthier Michigan

The Detroit Regional Chamber’s annual Mackinac Policy Conference opens up today, and the Blues have got you covered as the region’s top business and policy minds gather for three days on Mackinac Island. Starting today, the home page of our … Continue reading