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.

  • “Coalition to Close Lansing Loopholes” Targeting Michigan Businesses
  • Chamber CEO Discusses UAW Strike Against GM
  • 2020 Michigan Economic Forecast Forum - Sponsorships Now Available
  • Governor Signs State Budget With $900M in Cuts
  • State Budget is Done - But What's to Come?
  • Senate Majority Leader Calls Out Governor for Massive Budget Cuts
  • Feds Issue Rule Extending Overtime to More Workers
  • Chamber Supports Relaxing Federal Truck Drive-Time Rules, Submits Comments
  • House Bills Would Expunge Criminal Records of More Michiganders
  • House Lawmakers Seeking Legislation to Clear Criminal Records of Ex-Offenders - Let Us Know What You Think
  • Act Today! Help Push Going PRO Talent Fund Dollars Across the Finish Line
  • Personal Property Tax Clean-Up Legislation Introduced in State House
  • Chamber Reviewing Legislation to Extend "Good Jobs for Michigan" Tax Incentive Program
  • Tax Bills On the Move (Sales/Use tax legislation; bills effecting MEGA tax credit transfers)
  • Chamber Meets with US Rep. Stevens to Urge Passage of New Trade Agreement
  • Drumbeat for a Graduated Income Tax Getting Louder; Chamber Strongly Opposed
  • Chamber-Supported Legislation Introduced To Stop Government Waste And Fix More Roads
  • Chamber CEO Discusses Road Funding
  • Trump Administration Looks to Relax Federal Truck Drive-Time Rules; We Need Your Input
  • Chamber CEO Discusses Line 5
  • 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