Chamber News & Blog

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...

January 21, 2015
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Jim Holcomb, Senior Vice President for Business Advocacy & General Counsel for the Michigan Chamber, appeared on The Frank Beckmann Show today to provide the Chamber's reactions to Governor Snyder's 6th State of the State Address. The Michigan Chamber sponsored this special broadcast by WJR...

January 13, 2015
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The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today appeared before the Michigan Supreme Court in defense of Michigan’s Right-to-Work law, which took effect in March 2013. The Michigan Chamber played a leadership role in the fight to pass Right-to-Work legislation in December 2012, shortly after...

December 19, 2014
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Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley on Friday, Dec. 19, issued the following statement on transportation funding and the May 2015 sales tax increase ballot proposal:

The Michigan Chamber is member-driven and policy-focused. Over the past 10 years, we...

December 16, 2014
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Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley today appeared on The Frank Beckmann Show, WJR 760 AM, Detroit, to discuss road funding and the need to address Michigan's $1.2 billion road funding problem with a $1.2 billion solution BEFORE the Legislature adjourns on Thursday....

December 12, 2014
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The Michigan Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement by Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley regarding the current legislative debate on how to properly increase road funding.  

“The Michigan Chamber of Commerce applauds legislative leaders...

October 27, 2014
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The Michigan Court of Appeals, on Oct. 23rd, issued a key decision for employers maintaining drug-free workplace policies. The Court, in a 3-0 decision, held that, although claimants testing positive for marijuana...