Labor and Economic Opportunity
The State of Michigan is already seeing promising results from the economic policies and COVID-19 mitigation measures that have helped small businesses and working people recover from the pandemic:
An independent analysis from the financial publication, credible, states that our economic recovery is the
2nd strongest nationwide.
Michigan's unemployment rate
is nearly one point lower than
the national average as more
Michiganders get back to work.
New projections show the state's revenue outlook increasing by nearly $6.5B -- from a $3B deficit to a $3.5B surplus.
Michigan's economy grew 7.6%
in the first quarter of 2021, the
best in the Midwest, higher than the national average, and among the top 10 states nationwide.