The increasing value of a college degree

There is growing chorus of policy makers and pundits questioning the value of a college degree. In their telling we have too many, not too few, college graduates. Don't believe it! A new study, The College Advantage: Weathering the Economic…

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Jim Blanchard, taxes and jobs

As many of you know I worked for Governor Blanchard, I thought then – and even more so now – he was real good for the people of Michigan. His administration was about one thing: jobs. His record is exemplary.…

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Optimistic about Detroit

In a recent issue of the Detroiter, Sandy Baruah, President and CEO of the Detroit Regional Chamber (and a Michigan Future Board member) wrote: "Ultimately Michigan goes as Detroit goes. The Motor City must be strong, vibrant urban center for…

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