Chamber News & Blog

September 21, 2011

The Michigan Chamber Board of Directors yesterday (Sept. 20) voted to support Governor Rick Snyder's proposal to build a New International Trade Crossing as well as a comprehensive statewide transportation investment plan....

September 16, 2011

Jennifer Hoff will join the Michigan Chamber's Business Advocacy Team as Grassroots Action Coordinator, beginning September 19.

“We are pleased to have Jen join the team,” said Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley. “With a strong background in communications and state...

September 15, 2011

So wrote Tricia Kinley, Senior Director of Tax & Budget Reform for the Michigan Chamber, in a commentary published in The Detroit News. In her viewpoint, Kinley notes: "Significant work remains...to create a simple and fair tax system that promotes economic growth. In particular,...

September 14, 2011

The following statement was issued today by Rich Studley, President and CEO, Jim Holcomb, Senior Vice President of Business Advocacy and Associate General Counsel, and Wendy Block, Director of Health Policy and Human Resources for the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, in response to Governor Snyder’...

September 14, 2011

Wednesday, Sept. 14 -- Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley today discussed Personal Property Tax reform and the current union-driven efforts to recall lawmakers on The Frank Beckmann Show, which airs weekdays from 9:00 a.m. - Noon on WJR 760-AM, Detroit. The Frank Beckmann...

September 12, 2011

Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley joined MIRS Monday Podcast publisher John T. Reurink in a conversation covering the current union-driven efforts to recall lawmakers, the New International Trade Crossing (NITC) debate, and what the...

September 8, 2011

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today released a study showing significant reforms are needed to protect Michigan’s valued no-fault automobile insurance system from collapse and keep premiums competitive...

September 6, 2011

Tuesday, Sept. 6 -- A brief filed by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, the Michigan Bankers Association and the Michigan Retailers Association says given Michigan’s aging population, the failure to tax pension income in the future would have a “major impact” on revenue....

August 22, 2011

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce has filed an amicus brief with the Michigan Supreme Court supporting the bold tax reform plan passed by the Michigan Legislature and signed in...

August 2, 2011

Former presidential candidates Rev. Al Sharpton and Pat Buchanan will debate the top issues affecting Michigan’s economic future on Sept. 20, as part of the Michigan Chamber Foundation’s 2011 Future Forum.

Sharpton and Buchanan will cap a day of thought-provoking discussions about the key...