Capitol Report

Each week the Michigan Legislature is in session, the Michigan Chamber will issue a Capitol Report enewsletter providing the latest information on what is happening in Lansing and what issues the Michigan Chamber is advocating for or against on behalf of Michigan job providers.

  • Chamber-Backed Bills to Reform Unemployment Agency, Address UI Identity Theft, Clear State House   
  • Key Tax Bills On the Move
  • Governor Signs Chamber-Backed Food Tax Preemption Legislation   
  • Entertainment Tax Introduced in State House; Chamber Strongly Opposed 
  • Chamber Hosts Personal Property Tax Roundtable
  • Auto Insurance Reform Proposal Fails, Chamber Thanks Those Standing Up for Drivers
  • Make Your Voice Heard on MI's Highest-in-the-Nation Auto Insurance Premiums! 
  • Proposed Excise Tax on Water Bottlers Could Open Door to Water Rights Battles; Chamber Strongly Opposed  
  • Chamber-Supported Legislation to Address Talent Gap to be Considered in House Committee
  • Chamber Continues Fight for Taxpayers' Rights to Fair Assessments
  • Legislation Introduced to Clean Up Unemployment Insurance Processes at Urging of Chamber
  • Debate Over Auto Insurance Remains Front and Center in Lansing; Chamber Demands Action 
  • Chamber Leadership on Workers' Comp Reforms Has Saved Employers an Estimated $446 Million Since 2011  
  • Chamber to Congress: Repeal Health Insurance Tax
  • Chamber-Backed Tax Bills On the Move
  • Sales and Use Tax: Who Owes What?
  • Chamber Takes Leadership Role in Push to Reign in Auto Insurance Premiums 
  • Hands Off the Interview Process: Chamber Supports Bill to Restrict Meddling by Local Governments 
  • Chamber Supports Effort to Simplify Tax Appeals
  • Chamber Working With Lawmakers, Governor to Close Skills Gap
  • Chamber Supports Legislation to Reverse Dental Prosthetics Tax
  • Talk Show Hosts Tap Chamber of Business Perspective on Auto Insurance Reform, Minimum Wage
  • Senate Dems Propose Massive UI Benefit Increases; Chamber Strongly Opposed
  • Chamber Opposes Reckless Proposals to Increase Minimum Wage 
  • Chamber Keeps Watchful Eye on 2016 Energy Law Implementation
  • Chamber Urges House Action on Auto Insurance Reform
  • Busy Fall on Tap for State Legislature 
  • Ballot Proposal to Increase Minimum Wage Filed, Paid Sick Leave Mandate Remains in Mix for 2018

  • Hands Off the Interview Process: Chamber Supports Bill to Restrict Meddling by Local Governments
  • Chamber Supports Extending Deadline for Personal Property Tax Exemptions
  • Michigan Wetlands Law in Jeopardy; Chamber Fighting to Protect Property Rights
  • Tribunal Reform Bill Goes from Good to Bad; Chamber Fighting Back
  • Trump Budget Calls for Paid Leave Time; Chamber Opposed to Using Employer UI Taxes as Funding Source
  • Chamber President Says Graduated Income Tax is Anti-Taxpayer and Anti-Business
  • Petition Drives on Marijuan and Prevailing Wage Moving Forward, Eyeing 2018 Ballot