Capitol Report

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.

  • Good News! Workers' Compensation Premiums to Decrease
  • Employers Beware: State Investigating Unemployment Insurance Fraud Scheme
  • Michigan House Democrats Submit Resolution for Graduated Income Tax
  • State House Overwhelmingly Approves Garnishment Reform Legislation
  • New Federal Rules on Workplace Injuries and Hospitalizations to be Adopted in Michigan
  • Michigan's Minimum Wage Set to Increase This Monday
  • Job Providers Win Big on Primary Election Day
  • Voters Resoundingly Approve Proposal 1 to Reform Michigan's Personal Property Tax
  • Two Key Congressional Victories to Send Commonsense Decision Makers to Washington
  • All Chamber-Endorsed Candidates for the State Senate Won!
  • 25 of 29 Chamber-Endorsed Candidates Move on to November General Election
  • SPECIAL EDITION: Your Guide to to Michigan's Primary Election on Tuesday, August 5th
  • Chamber-Endorsed Candidates Will Put a Conservative Voice in Washington, D.C.
  • Chamber-Endorsed Candidates for State House and Senate Will Keep Michigan on the Right Track
  • Vote "YES" on Proposal 1 for Personal Property Tax Reform!

 

  • Michigan Chamber Releases Legislative Voting Record, Announces Earned Endorsements for State House & Senate

 

  • MI Supreme Ct Ruling Allows Treasury to Impose 6% Sales and 6% Use Tax on Same Transaction
  • Two More Taxpayer Victories Finalized During Spring Session
  • Gov. Snyder Signs Bill Ensuring Solvency of Work Comp System
  • Gov. Signs Bill Reducing Health Insurance Claims (HICA) Tax
  • Mark your Calendar to Vote Yes on Proposal 1 for Personal Property Tax Relief

 

  • Garnishment Reform Bills on the Move in the State House
  • Court of Appeals "Officer Liability" Ruling a Huge Victory for Taxpayers
  • Governor Snyder Signs Minimum Wage Increase
  • Legislation Reducing Health insurance Claims (HICA) Tax Goes to the Governor
  • House Passes Bills Tackling Unprecedented Liability Facing Work Comp System, Self-Insured Employers
  • Personal Property Tax Ballot Question Formally Designated as Proposal 1
  • Michigan Senate Passes Minimum Wage Hike With Dangerous Indexing Provision
  • Passage of Personal Property Tax  Reform on August 5th Will Be An "All Hands on Deck" Effort
  • State House Passes Legislation to Increase Transportation Funding by $450 Million Per Year
  • Personal Property Tax Reform Campaign in Motion
  • Michigan Senate Passes Legislation Reducing Health Insurance Claims Tax
  • House Passes Legislation Limiting Trespasser Liability
  • House Committee Tackles Unprecedented Liability Facing Work Comp System, Self-Insured Employers
  • Chamber Submits Comments to National Study Committee on Unclaimed Property Act
  • Campaign to Educate Voters About "PPT" Ballot Question Launches Web Site
  • Chamber-Supported Bills Would Improve Remediation and Redevelopment Process
  • High-Intensity Electric Rate Changes Coming
  • Trespasser Liability Bill Moves to Full House for Consideration
  • Gov. Snyder Signs More Chamber-Initiated Audit Reform Bills!
  • Chamber Participates in News Conference Calling for Additional Funding for Michigan Roads
  • Unanimous Michigan Supreme Court Sides With Taxpayers Over Basic Procedural Rights
  • Campaign to Launch "PPT" Ballot Question Kicks Off With Diverse Statewide Support
  • Legislature Finalizes, Governor Signs PPT Reform Legislation
  • Legislature Finalizes More Chamber-Initiative Audit Reform - Bills on the Way to Gov. Snyder
  • Chamber Voices Strong Support for Passage of Bill to Construct a Customs Plaza in Detroit
  • Trespass Liability Legislation Moves to State House
  • Gov. Snyder Signs Another Chamber-Initiated Audit Reform into Law

 

  • State House to Hold Hearing on Bill to Protect Property Owners from Trespasser Lawsuits
  • Michigan Chamber Files Legal Brief to Protect Employers' Ability to Provide a Drug-Free Workplace
  • State Errors Leave 300 Injured Workers in Limbo, Self-Insured Employers' Costs in Question
  • Improved Personal Property Tax Reform Bills Pass Senate With Significant Bi-Partisan Support!
  • How Will a $10.10 Minimum Wage Impact Your Business? Share Your Story With Us
  • How Will a $10.10 Minimum Wage Impact Your Business? Share Your Story With Us
  • Improved Personal Property Tax Reform Bills on the Move!
  • Help Us Spread the Word! Vote "YES" on August 2014 PPT Ballot Question
  • Minimum Wage Proponents Get OK to Collect Signatures for November 2014 Ballot
  • Bills Introduced to Protect Property Owners from Lawsuits by Trespassers
  • Minimum Wage Proponents Up the Ante, Now Seeking $10.10 Per Hour Proposal
  • Employer Penalties Under Obamacare Delayed Again...For Some
  • Senate Finance Committee Continues Full Support For Improving Tax Administration
  • Michigan Chamber Endorses Gov. Snyder for Re-Election in 2014
  • Minimum Wage Campaign to Start in Earnest This Week
  • Governor Signs Chamber-Initiated Bill Providing Important Taxpayer Protections
  • Heads Up! Filing Deadline for Personal Property Tax Exemptiopn is Feb. 10th
  • Unions to Seek Minimum Wage Increase in 2014
  • Michigan Continues Unanimous Bi-Partisan Support for Tax Reform
  • State House Begins Hearings on Legislation Intended to Help Parolees Re-Enter the Workforce
  • Michigan Chamber Agrees With Gov. Snyder's Call for Action on Transportation Investment
  • Two Major Tax Reform Bills Are Making Their Way Through the Legislative Process
  • House and Senate Continue Moving Chamber-Led Tax and Unclaimed Property Reform
  • Governor Releases Energy Policy Recommendations; No Legislative Action Expected Until 2015