Chamber News & Blog

May 26, 2011

Thursday, May 26, 2011 - The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today expressed great appreciation to Governor Rick Snyder, Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley, Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville and House Speaker Jase Bolger for their leadership to end the job-killing Michigan...

May 12, 2011

Thursday, May 12 -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today expressed great appreciation that the Michigan Senate and State House has voted for strong job creation legislation by passing tax reform negotiated between Governor Rick Snyder, Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville...

April 28, 2011

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Chamber today expressed great appreciation that the House of Representatives passed the tax reform legislation negotiated between Governor Snyder, Senate Majority Leader Richardville and Speaker Bolger. As passed, this legislation is a major breakthrough in Michigan...

April 27, 2011

The Michigan Chamber Foundation today released a major nonpartisan, economic study identifying up to $550 million in cost-saving...

April 19, 2011

The Michigan Chamber today announced its opposition to a proposed 16 percent increase in the tax the city of Detroit imposes on Detroit casinos.

“Detroit’s three casino operators have made a substantial financial commitment to the city, investing millions of dollars in first-class...

April 18, 2011

Monday, April 18, 2011 - Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley was on The Frank Beckmann Show this morning on WJR 760-AM to discuss the budget watchers who say to cut corrections and start with worker costs....

April 13, 2011

On Tuesday, April 12, Governor Snyder, Senate Majority Leader Richardville, and House Speaker Bolger came to an agreement on tax reform. The following elements are part of this plan based on the original framework as proposed by Governor Snyder:

  • Repeal the MBT – while honoring...