Chamber News & Blog

April 27, 2015
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Michigan’s post-Labor Day school start law is under attack by a handful of legislators and individuals in the education community who want to give school boards the authority to begin their school year on any date within the summer. The Michigan Chamber opposes...

April 14, 2015
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The Michigan Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement by Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley in response to today’s decision by the State Board of Canvassers to allow a ballot question committee to try for a third time to totally prohibit a safe and proven...

April 9, 2015
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A Michigan Legislator is attempting to stop employers from enforcing reasonable non-competition agreements against most individuals.

Non-competition agreements, generally speaking, are contracts that temporarily prevent former employees from working for nearby competitors. Michigan law...

March 31, 2015
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2016 Presidential hopeful and former Chair & CEO of Hewlett Packard, Carly Fiorina, will be the featured speaker at the Michigan Chamber Foundation's Annual Dinner on May 12 in Lansing. The Annual Dinner, preceded by a Legislative Reception, is the Foundation's premier annual networking...

March 11, 2015
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The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today applauds members of the State House for passing House Bill 4122 to finally end Michigan’s wasteful and ineffective film subsidy. 

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March 2, 2015
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The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement by Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley regarding Proposal 1:

“Over the past two months, the Michigan Chamber has gathered information from a wide range of sources and actively sought...

February 26, 2015
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The Michigan Chamber has taken a position in support of House Bill 4122 (Dan Lauwers, 81-Brockway) which would finally end Michigan’s wasteful and ineffective film subsidy. Following a...

February 25, 2015
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The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today is calling on state lawmakers to support House Bill 4122, introduced by State Rep. Dan Lauwers, to finally end Michigan’s costly and...

February 24, 2015
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The Michigan Chamber Foundation is pleased to announce its partnership with the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!), a nationally-recognized innovative program that transforms local high school students into real entrepreneurial successes. The...

February 4, 2015
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The Michigan Chamber today announced its legislative priorities for 2015-2016. These priorities were developed by the Chamber’s policy advisory committees with input from over 500 business leaders from across the state and were unanimously approved on January 27, 2015 by the Michigan...