Advocacy Update

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.

  • Legislation Sought to Expand Overtime Pay, Chamber Opposed
  • Chamber CEO Discusses Roads Funding Issue
  • Going PRO Talent Fund Can Assist Employers with Workforce Training Needs
  • Chamber CEO Discusses Impact of Detroit Democratic Debates on Issues Facing Michigan
  • Taxpayer Alert: Graduated Income Tax Movement Forming in Michigan
  • Chamber CEO Discusses AG Endorsement of MI Congresswoman Talib for U.S. President
  • U.S. House Passes $15 Minimum Wage Hike, Despite Concerns About Impact 
  • Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments on Paid Sick Leave, Minimum Wage Amendments
  • Raising the Federal Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour is Too High, Too Fast, Says MI Chamber CEO
  • Court to Hear Oral Arguments on Chamber-Backed Paid Sick Leave, Minimum Wage Laws
  • A Myriad of Proposed Tax Increases on Business Are Coming Out of Lansing
  • Chamber CEO Rich Studley Provides an Important Update on the Line 5 Tunnel Project
  • MPART Science Advisors Make PFAS Recommendations
  • Chamber’s Dan Papineau Provides National Update on Pending Tax Legislation
  • Michigan Chamber Testifies in Support of Efforts to Close the Skills Gap
  • Chamber Poised to Fight Job-Killing Tax Proposals by House Democrats
  • Line 5 Tunnel Project Key to Michigan's Energy Independence - It's Time to Move it Forward
  • Exactly Where is the Plan to Fix the Roads?
  • Auto Insurance Reform Negotiations Continue; Chamber Remains Optimistic
  • Chamber Files Amicus Brief in Support of Constitutionality of Paid Sick Leave, Minimum Wage Laws
  • State House Plans First Hearing to Codify Economic Presence Nexus Rules
  • Data Breach Notification Mandates Discussions on Hold
  • Chamber Lobbyist Attains State Tax Commission Assessing Designation
  • National Streamlined Sales Tax Program Administrator Presents to House Committee
  • Enough is Enough - It's Time to Reform MI's Highest-in-the Nation Car Insurance Rates
  • Register Now for the Michigan Chamber PAC II Golf Outing on Monday, June 10, 2019
  • House Passes Cost-Saving Auto Insurance Reform; Chamber Applauds House for Moving Issue Forward
  • Breaking News: Michigan Senate Passes Chamber-Supported Auto Insurance Reforms
  • Chamber Celebrates Small Business Week
  • Behind the Scenes: Seemingly Quiet, A Lot of Work is Taking Place at the State Capitol
  • Register Now for the Michigan Chamber PAC II Golf Outing on Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Chamber CEO Discusses Small Business
  • Federal Trade Negotiations Threaten Michigan Jobs
  • Chamber CEO Rich Studley Discusses Skills Gap, Auto Insurance & Fixing the Roads