Business Brief

The Latest Information on What's Happening in Lansing

Each week the Michigan Legislature is in session, the Michigan Chamber will issue a Business Brief 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 Pushing Bill to Limit Businesses' Exposure in Asbestos Litigation
  • State Seeks Employer Volunteers for Workgroup Related to Talent 
  • Federal Tax Law Provides Credits for Paid Family Leave 
  • W2 Statement Due Date Changes Discussed 
  • Chamber Teams Up with MICPA to Develop New Tax Law Toolkit 
  • Michigan Chamber Leads the Fight to Help Taxpayers Settle Disputes, Applauds Legislative Action 
  • Unemployment Reform Bills Targeting Identify Theft Sent to Governor
  • Chamber-Supported Legislation to Address Talent Gap on the Move
  • Chamber Champions Legislation to Correct Unfair Filing Deadlines for PPT Exemptions
  • Chamber-Led Initiative to Exempt Dental Prosthetics from Sales/Use Tax Sent to the Governor
  • Good News for Franchisors and Franchisees
  • Special Guest Column: Part-Time Legislature Un-American
  • Chamber Fights Back Bill Aimed At Subsidizing Schools on the Backs of Employers, Employees
  • We Need Your Feedback! Has Your Company Seen An Unemployment Identity Theft Claim?
  • We Want Your Opinion - Who Would You Vote for Governor in 2018?
  • Chamber-Backed Legislation to Reform DEQ on the Move
  • Bills to Address Unfunded Municipal Pension/Benefit Liabilities Introduced in State Legislature; Chamber Supports Aggressive Action
  • Petition Drive to Legalize Recreational Use of Marijuana Moving Forward
  • US Tax Reform Moves Through Congress
  • Chamber Hosts Meeting on Installer Sales/Use Tax Liability
  • Chamber-Backed Bills to Reform Unemployment Agency, Address UI Identity Theft, Clear State House   
  • Key Tax Bills On the Move
  • Governor Signs Chamber-Backed Food Tax Preemption Legislation   
  • Entertainment Tax Introduced in State House; Chamber Strongly Opposed 
  • Chamber Hosts Personal Property Tax Roundtable
  • Auto Insurance Reform Proposal Fails, Chamber Thanks Those Standing Up for Drivers
  • Make Your Voice Heard on MI's Highest-in-the-Nation Auto Insurance Premiums! 
  • Proposed Excise Tax on Water Bottlers Could Open Door to Water Rights Battles; Chamber Strongly Opposed  
  • Chamber-Supported Legislation to Address Talent Gap to be Considered in House Committee
  • Chamber Continues Fight for Taxpayers' Rights to Fair Assessments
  • Legislation Introduced to Clean Up Unemployment Insurance Processes at Urging of Chamber
  • Debate Over Auto Insurance Remains Front and Center in Lansing; Chamber Demands Action 
  • Chamber Leadership on Workers' Comp Reforms Has Saved Employers an Estimated $446 Million Since 2011  
  • Chamber to Congress: Repeal Health Insurance Tax
  • Chamber-Backed Tax Bills On the Move
  • Sales and Use Tax: Who Owes What?
  • Chamber Takes Leadership Role in Push to Reign in Auto Insurance Premiums 
  • Hands Off the Interview Process: Chamber Supports Bill to Restrict Meddling by Local Governments 
  • Chamber Supports Effort to Simplify Tax Appeals
  • Chamber Working With Lawmakers, Governor to Close Skills Gap
  • Chamber Supports Legislation to Reverse Dental Prosthetics Tax
  • Talk Show Hosts Tap Chamber of Business Perspective on Auto Insurance Reform, Minimum Wage