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.

  • Senate Passes Michigan Chamber Priority Bill to Strengthen Taxpayer Access to Courts
  • Gov. Snyder Announces New State Treasurer
  • Michigan Chamber Tackles Proposal to Increase Health Insurance Taxes 
  • Michigan Chamber on Guard to Fight Against Graduated Income Tax 
  • Michigan Chamber Calls For End to Contingent-Fee Auditing 
  • More Legislative Attention on Michigan Department of Treasury Unlawful Taxation of Software as a Service
  • Republican House Tax Policy Committee Members Support Taxpayers with Vote to End Wasteful Hollywood Giveaway 
  • Michigan Chamber to Testify in Opposition of Health Insurance Tax Increase 
  • Michigan Chamber Fights for Taxpayer Access to Courts
  • Chamber Battles to Stop Illegal Taxation of Business 
  • Personal Property Tax Alert: Small Business Exemption Filers Take Note
  • Legislation to Prohibit Non-Compete Agreements with Employees Introduced; Feedback Needed
  • Paid Sick Leave Proponents Release New Polling Data, Shows 86 Percent Support
  • Bill To End Wasteful and Ineffective Film Subsidy Receives Public Hearing
  • Hearing Scheduled in Michigan Senate Finance Committee on “Pay-to-Play” Requirement to Use Court of Claims
  • State Releases Proposed Unclaimed Property Audit Standards; Michigan Chamber the Only Group to Testify
  • Bill To End Wasteful and Ineffective Film Subsidy Scheduled for Public Hearing
  • Legislation to Require Paid Adoption Leave Introduced on Heels of Paid Sick Leave Mandate
  • House Passes Garnishment Reform Legislation
  • Proponents of Decriminalizing Marijuana Taking Steps Towards 2016 Ballot Proposal 
  • Taxpayer Alert: Treasury Website Posing Challenges for Sales/Use/Withholding Filing

 

  • Paid Sick Leave Mandate Introduced; Are Proponents Ready to Take the Issue to Voters in 2016?
  • Garnishment Reform Legislation on the Move
  • Good News on the Tax Front!
  • Governor Proposes Increase in Health Insurance Claims Tax
  • Governor's Budget Focuses on Skilled Trades
  • Michigan Chamber Enjoys Many Successes During 2013-2014 Legislative Session
  • Chamber-Endorsed Candidates Led the Way in Historic Election
  • 2014 General Election Guide
  • Michigan Court of Appeals Ruling Limits Employers' Ability to Maintain a Drug-Free Workplace in the Case of Medical Marijuana
  • Good News! Workers’ Compensation Premiums to Decrease
  • Employers Beware: State Investigating Unemployment Insurance Fraud Scheme
  • Michigan House Democrats Submit Resolution for Graduated Income Tax