Chamber News & Blog

September 24, 2014
Article type: News

Michigan's overall economic competitiveness continues to improve, moving up nine spots, according to the results of the third annual public policy study conducted by Northwood University on behalf of the Michigan Chamber Foundation.

"Michigan’s economic return continues at an impressive...

September 24, 2014
Article type: News

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsement of Mike Bishop for U.S. House. Bishop is seeking election to represent Michigan's 8th Congressional District, which includes the counties of Ingham, Livingston and portions of Oakland County, including the cities of Fenton,...

September 23, 2014
Article type: News

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsement of three well-qualified candidates for the Michigan Supreme Court; two incumbent Justices who are seeking re-election and an experienced Circuit Court judge who is seeking election to the court on November 4, 2014.

The...

September 22, 2014
Article type: News

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced additional campaign endorsements for the State House and Michigan Senate.

“Smart new policies are improving Michigan’s economic competitiveness and providing opportunities for job providers and working families,” said Michigan Chamber...

September 19, 2014
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U.S. employers expect a 4% increase in 2015 health care costs for active employees after plan design changes, according to global professional services company Towers Watson (NYSE, NASDAQ: TW). If no adjustments are made, employers project a 5.2% growth rate, putting absolute cost per person for...

August 12, 2014
Article type: News

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce will be launching a statewide private health insurance marketplace – Michigan’s Insurance Marketplace at www.MiChamberMarketplace.org – on September 1, 2014.  The marketplace was created to meet the growing needs...

August 7, 2014
Article type: News

We started the election season by telling you, "It’s a New Day in Michigan." We're pleased to report Primary Election results that will continue to move Michigan forward.

Tuesday’s Primary Election was a very good day for job providers and the Michigan Chamber. Across the state, voters...

July 16, 2014
Article type: News

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today released its 2013-2014 Legislative Voting Record – A Competitiveness Scorecard for Michigan. The purpose of this document is to provide the business community and other interested parties with a measure of how current members of the Michigan...

June 30, 2014
Article type: News

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsement of Attorney General Bill Schuette in his bid for re-election.

“We are very pleased to announce the Michigan Chamber endorses Attorney General Bill Schuette for re-election in 2014,” said Jim Holcomb, Senior Vice President...

June 17, 2014
Article type: News

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsement of John Moolenaar for U.S. House. Moolenaar is seeking election to represent Michigan's 4th Congressional District, which includes the counties of Clare, Clinton, Gladwin, Gratiot, Isabella, Mecosta, Midland, Missaukee, Ogemaw,...