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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.

  • 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
  • We Need Your Feedback on Paid Sick Leave and Minimum Wage
  • Chamber-Backed Bill Would Save MI Businesses from $100 Million Tax Increase
  • Chamber Exploring New Optional Tax/Credit for Non-Corporate Entities
  • State Legislature Adopts Paid Sick Leave, Minimum Wage Proposals. What Happens Now?
  • Michigan Legislature Adopts Ballot Proposals to Control Implementation
  • Having Problems Finding Talent? The WorkKeys Tool Can Help
  • Groups Submit Signatures for Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Leave Ballot Proposals; Chamber Opposed
  • Legalized Pot Will Be On the November Ballot
  • Fraud Alert! Look Out for Unemployment Identity Theft Claims
  • Utility PPT Targeted for Elimination
  • Overpay Sales/Use Tax? Governor Signs Legislation Allowing You to Claim a Refund
  • Governor Snyder Signs Chamber-Backed Bills to Repeal Health Insurance Claims Assessment or "HICA Tax"
  • Chief Judge Among Special Guests at Chamber Tax Policy Advisory Committee Meeting
  • Chamber Lobbyist Wendy Block Discusses 2018 Ballot Proposals & Other Election News
  • Chamber Applauds Senate Passage of Legislation to Repeal and Replace HICA Tax
  • Chamber Lobbyist Discusses Legislation to Repeal and Replace HICA Tax
  • Chamber Joins Gov. Snyder in Ceremonial Signing of Legislation to Crack Down on UI Identity Theft
  • Chamber Calls for Smart Investment in Michigan's Infrastructure
  • Michigan Chamber Supports Legislation to Repeal & Replace Health Insurance Claims Tax
  • Proposed Changes to Michigan's Sexual Assault Laws Could Have Wide-Ranging Consequences for Your Business
  • Key Tax Bills on the Move
  • Fad Tax of the Week: Strip Clubs