Chamber in the News

March 6, 2015


Michigan Radio

Governor seems lonely in his support for sales tax increase
Michigan Radio
The governor suffered a minor loss of face Monday, when the Michigan Chamber of Commerce refused to endorse the amendment that has now become Snyder's baby. I'm talking, of course, about the May 5th ballot proposal to raise the sales tax from six to ...

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March 5, 2015


Rick Snyder
Crain's Detroit Business
State chamber is neutral on sales tax hike to mend roads. The Michigan Chamber of Commerce has decided to neither support nor oppose a May ballot proposal that would increase the state sales tax as part of a road funding plan. 2/11/2015 ...

March 3, 2015


Michronicleonline

Michigan Chamber of Commerce statement on May 5 ballot proposal
Michronicleonline
“Over the past two months, the Michigan Chamber has gathered information from a wide range of sources and actively sought input from the Chamber's membership regarding the May 5th ballot proposal. Today, the Chamber concluded a comprehensive ...

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March 5, 2015


Stateside for Thursday, March 5, 2015
Michigan Radio
Sport commentator John U. Bacon tells us about Michigan and Michigan State's chances in the NCAA tournament. Michigan Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Rich Studley on why the chamber has chosen to stay neutral on the roads proposal.

March 5, 2015


Michigan Radio

Michigan Chamber of Commerce stays neutral on road funding proposal
Michigan Radio
Proposal 1 is the road funding proposal that will be up for a vote on May 5th. The Michigan Chamber of Commerce has long expressed their support for a road funding solution, but they are staying neutral on the proposal. "Within the Michigan Chamber's ...

March 5, 2015


WSJM

Michigan Association Of Counties Backing Proposal 1 On May Ballot
WSJM
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce announced this week that it is not taking a position, noting their membership appears split on whether to support the measure. Attorney General Bill Schuette has informed Governor Snyder that he is going to vote against ...

March 3, 2015


Lansing Regional Chamber Announces Support for Proposal One
WILX-TV
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce may not be taking a stance on Proposal One, but the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce is. It announced Tuesday it is in favor of raising the state sales tax from six percent to seven percent to help fix the roads.

March 3, 2015


Michigan Chamber of Commerce is neutral on sales tax increase to boost ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter
LANSING, Michigan — The Michigan Chamber of Commerce has decided to neither support nor oppose a May ballot proposal that would increase the state sales tax as part of a road funding plan. Chamber President and CEO Rich Studley said Monday there ...

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March 4, 2015


Michigan Radio

Netanyahu speaks, DPS reaches for financial stability and the Michigan ...
Michigan Radio
Credit PBS NewsHour / screenshot from YouTube. This week, Jack Lessenberry and Emily Fox discuss Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech, a new push toward financial stability for Detroit's schools and the Michigan Chamber of Commerce's ...

March 3, 2015


State chamber is neutral on sales tax hike to mend roads
Crain's Detroit Business
LANSING — The Michigan Chamber of Commerce has decided to neither support nor oppose a May ballot proposal that would increase the state sales tax as part of a road funding plan. Chamber President and CEO Rich Studley said Monday there isn't a ...

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