Chamber News & Blog

December 10, 2018
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The Governor’s concerns appear to be less about the merits of the legislation and more about trying to use these issues to get leverage on his own lame duck wish list.  
December 10, 2018
Article type: News
Good news! Chamber-supported legislation to better protect consumers from unscrupulous balance billing practices of air ambulance providers has been sent to the Governor.
December 5, 2018
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The Michigan Legislature recently made significant improvements to Michigan’s mandatory paid sick leave law. View our summary here.   
December 5, 2018
Article type: News
The State Legislature passed legislation to make Michigan’s new minimum wage law workable for employers and employees alike. View our summary of legislative improvements.
December 3, 2018
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The MI Senate passed a bill pushed by the Chamber to improve Michigan’s new paid sick leave law. We need your help to push this issue over the finish line! 
December 3, 2018
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This proposal takes a pragmatic approach to increasing the minimum wage. As proposed, Michigan would still have the highest minimum wage rate in the Midwest.
December 3, 2018
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Increasing investment in wireless networks will benefit all Michiganders by providing better access to emergency services, advanced technology, and information.
December 3, 2018
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Legislation that allows passthrough businesses to opt into a cost-saving tax structure is on its way to the House after swift passage by the Senate last week.
December 3, 2018
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The State Senate last week passed Chamber-backed legislation that would allow Michigan businesses to ignore new federal limitations on the amount of interest expenses that can be deducted from income.