Identify goals to grow the state’s population, improve educational outcomes, attract and retain talent, and build long-term, sustainable infrastructure
Define the gap between Michigan and the best performing states on these goals
Identify specific short-term, medium-term, and long-term policies needed to close these gaps and meet these goals
Analyze the effectiveness of existing programs and spending dedicated to achieving these goals
Make recommendations on how to address any gaps between projected revenues and recommended expenditures
In addition, the Council has been charged with preparing and submitting a report to the governor, the Michigan House of Representatives, and the Michigan Senate on the following categories: jobs, talent and people; infrastructure and places; preK-12 education; and higher education.