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Advocacy News

The Latest Information on What's Happening in Lansing

Each week the Michigan Legislature is in session, the Michigan Chamber will issue an Advocacy News enewsletter providing the latest information on what is happening in Lansing and what issues the Michigan Chamber is advocating for or against on behalf of Michigan job providers.

  • Chamber Asks Court to Rule on Constitutionality of Paid Sick Leave, Minimum Wage Laws
  • DEQ Wants to Eliminate All Fee Sunsets; Chamber Expresses Caution
  • Chamber CEO Says Legislature Should Lower Auto Insurance Rates, then Discuss the Roads
  • TAX ALERT! Governor Proposes Increasing Taxes on Small Businesses
  • Governor Whitmer Proposes $.45 Gas Tax Increase to Fix the Roads
  • Debate Over Minimum Wage Continues, MI Chamber Opposes Aggressive New Proposal
  • State PFAS Work on Track; Chamber Monitoring
  • Chamber EVP Discusses Governor's First Budget Proposal and What it Means for Business
  • Chamber Identifies Auto Insurance Reform as a Top Priority; Testifies Before MI Senate
  • Constitutionality of Paid Sick Leave, Minimum Wage Laws Called into Question
  • Data Breach Mandates Back from the Dead
  • Good News! Expanded Small Business Personal Property Tax Relief Introduced
  • Chamber CEO Discusses New Bill to Help Lower Car Insurance Rates
  • Chamber Announces Job Providers Agenda to Keep Michigan Moving Forward
  • Chamber Commends AG for Inviting Comments on Law Allowing Replacement of Line 5 with an Underground Tunnel
  • Right-to-Work Repeal Legislation Introduced; Michigan Chamber Strongly Opposed
  • Legislation to Increase Property Taxes Introduced; Chamber Strongly Opposed
  • Here's What You Need to Know About Michigan's New Paid Medical Leave Act
  • 2017-18 Legislative Accomplishments
  • Big Win! Contaminated Site Cleanup Reform Bill Sent to Governor
  • Your Help is Needed: Governor May Veto New Tax on Passthrough Businesses That Could Save $190 Million!
  • Chamber-Backed Donor Privacy Legislation Heads to Governor
  • Chamber-Backed Bill to Reverse $115 Million Tax Increase Sent to Governor
  • Chamber Fights Unworkable Data Breach Reporting Requirements
  • Bill to Preempt Local Governments From Charging Businesses for Calling Police Sent to Governor
  • Other Tax Bills Sent to the Governor
  • Chamber Successful in Fight to Improve State's Paid Sick Leave, Minimum Wage Laws
  • Join Our Webinar to Comply with Michigan's New Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Law
  • Good News! Senate Votes to Improve Paid Sick Leave, Minimum Wage Proposals
  • 10 Things We Are Thankful For This Holiday
  • Legislation to Fix Paid Sick Leave, Minimum Wage Laws Introduced
  • New Tax Introduced to Avoid Double Taxation
  • Study Sees Michigan Muscling Towards Top
  • Aviation Repair Facilities Left With Competitive Disadvantage After Veto; Chamber Urging Lawmakers to Reintroduce Bills 
  • Bill to Mandate CyberSecurity Requirements on Businesses Gains Attention 
  • Paid Sick Leave and Possible Changes by the State Legislature Topic of FREE Webinar 
  • Chamber Forms Manufacturing Solutions Center
  • Chamber Advocates for Repeal of Health Insurance Tax (HIT Tax)
  • Chamber-Supported Bill to Reverse Inadvertent $100 Million Tax Increase Passes Committee
  • Tax Equity for Aviation Repair Facilities Awaits Governor's Signature