Chamber News & Blog

July 17, 2012

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its position on the campaign for U.S. Senate.

“Sadly, at a time when Michigan residents need more and better jobs, Senator Debbie Stabenow has a cumulative voting record of only 33 percent with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on bills that...

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...

July 16, 2012

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsement of eight pro-jobs pro-taxpayer Congressional candidates who are seeking re-election on November 6, 2012.

The Michigan Chamber is pleased to endorse: Dan Benishek (1st District); Bill Huizenga...

July 9, 2012

Monday, July 9, 2012 - The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today unveiled growMIjobs, an information campaign designed to rally Michigan business owners and employees to work together to maintain the state's...

June 29, 2012

The Michigan Legislature was quite productive in moving key pieces of tax legislation - all either initiated or supported by the Michigan Chamber - in the final weeks of session leading up to summer recess. 

Of particular note to all Michigan taxpayers, and to Chamber members who pay...

June 29, 2012

The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld nearly every provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the Act), meaning that the health care industry and employers will need to prepare for full implementation of the Act this year and next in anticipation of a new health delivery and health...

June 28, 2012

The following statements were issued today by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on the federal Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as “Obamacare.”

Statement from Jim Holcomb, Senior Vice President,...

June 21, 2012

Thursday, June 21, 2012 - Citizens Protecting Michigan’s Constitution (CPMC), a diverse group of job creators, taxpayers and organizations - including the Michigan Chamber of Commerce - today asked Secretary of State Ruth Johnson to reject the petition filed last week by Lansing special...

June 20, 2012

Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley appeared on Michigan's Big Show, a morning talk radio program hosted by Michael Patrick Shiels, this week to discuss a ballot proposal which seeks to amend the Michigan Constitution to create a new right to collective bargaining; retroactively...

June 20, 2012

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - On the heels of news that the Detroit River International Trade Crossing will be built and bring thousands of new jobs, the Michigan Chamber Foundation today announced a new...