Chamber News & Blog

October 5, 2017
Article type: News

The Michigan Chamber today blasted a flawed and incomplete report released by the House Fiscal Agency (HFA) on legislation to reform Michigan’s broken, outdated auto no-fault insurance system. At issue is the HFA’s failure to consider consumer and business savings of $1 billion or...

September 27, 2017
Article type: News

After careful consideration, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted today to oppose three petition drives that are bad public policy and would take our state in the wrong direction.

The three petition drives the Michigan Chamber will actively...

September 27, 2017
Article type: News

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce 2020 Strategic Plan calls on the Michigan Chamber to embrace government accountability. Earlier today, the Chamber’s Board of Directors reviewed and discussed legislative term limits and government accountability. Michigan Chamber President &...

September 20, 2017
Article type: News

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement in response to legislation introduced today in both the State House and Senate that would preempt local governments from imposing a tax on food and beverages. ...

September 18, 2017
Article type: News

Bills to return the taxation of dental prosthetics in Michigan to tax exempt status were introduced in both the State House and Senate last week. The Michigan Chamber supports "re-exempting" dental prosthetics from the sales tax to help control health care costs....

September 18, 2017
Article type: News

One of Michigan’s biggest challenges is how to close the skills gap. The Michigan Chamber is working with lawmakers, Governor Snyder and other stakeholders to create a talent pipeline and fill the approximately 100,000 skilled trades jobs that are posted and remain...

September 18, 2017
Article type: News

Last week, Michigan Chamber Lobbyist, Wendy Block, discussed the need for auto insurance reform and the dangers of the 2018 ballot proposal to increase Michigan's minimum wage in two radio interviews.

In a live interview with...

September 10, 2017
Article type: News

In a memo to the Michigan House of Representatives last week, Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley called on state lawmakers to make meaningful...

September 9, 2017
Article type: News

After months of negotiations, the Michigan Chamber last year successfully championed legislation to reform the state’s energy policy. Since its passage, the Chamber has been working diligently to ensure the law is implemented as intended. This new law contains critical changes,...

September 9, 2017
Article type: News

Lawmakers have returned to Lansing and are expected to have a busy fall. Here is a glimpse of the issues the Michigan Chamber expects them to tackle in the coming months.  

Unemployment Insurance Fraud

The Michigan Chamber is actively engaged with...