Chamber News & Blog

August 16, 2012

As part of an ongoing effort to upgrade and improve services to employers, the Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) on August 14 debuted its Michigan Web Account Manager (MiWAM). MiWAM replaces the old Employer Web Account Manager (EWAM) as the UIA’s new and improved system for managing...

August 14, 2012

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today released its 2011-2012 Legislative Voting Record – A Competitiveness Scorecard for Michigan. The purpose of this document is to provide the business...

August 6, 2012

The Michigan Chamber has endorsed 10 candidates for State House. Click here for more information and a list.

August 6, 2012

Legislation supported by the Michigan Chamber in late 2011 to authorize the Michigan Finance Authority to bond for Michigan's $3.2 billion debt to the federal government for its employer-financed Unemployment Insurance (UI) system will save Michigan job providers over $1 billion in penalty and...

August 3, 2012

Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley visited the H Hotel in Midland July 31, 2012, to discuss the ballot proposals on the Michigan November ballot. In this ...

August 3, 2012

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today commended Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette for standing up for the rule of law and voicing his opinion that the union bosses’ ballot proposal is unconstitutional.

“We commend Bill Schuette for standing up for the rule of law and taking action...

August 3, 2012

As the dust settles after the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic 5-4 decision to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA or “Act”), employers face many questions about the law and how its implementation will affect their operations and bottom line.

While the ruling is...

August 1, 2012

Citizens Protecting Michigan’s Constitution (CPMC), a diverse group of tax payers and job providers today released a new radio advertisement titled “Auction,” educating voters about attempts by wealthy interest groups who plan to spend millions on attempts to hijack Michigan’s Constitution in...

July 19, 2012

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsement of Nancy Danhof for the State Board of Education as well as two candidates for the University of Michigan Board of Regents, Ron Weiser and Rob Steele, MD.

“As an active...

July 17, 2012

July 17, 2012 - The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced campaign endorsements for State House candidates in open seats.

“We are very pleased to announce the Michigan Chamber’s endorsement of

10 outstanding candidates for the State House,” said Michigan Chamber...