Chamber News

February 25, 2019
A state senator has called into question the constitutionality of laws passed last session and is asking Attorney General to issue an AG opinion on the matter.  
February 25, 2019
Two House bills have been reintroduced to mandate data breach notifications. The Michigan Chamber is opposed and is urging support for a compromise deal reached last year.
Michigan Hall of Justice
February 20, 2019
The Michigan Chamber issued a statement in support of House and Senate resolutions that ask the MI Supreme Court to weigh in on the constitutionality of amendments made to Michigan’s mandatory paid sick leave and minimum wage laws last December.
Michigan State Capitol
February 14, 2019
The Chamber is not opposed to reorganization of the DEQ. However, we will continue to resist efforts to eliminate three necessary and important panels to provide oversight of the bureaucracy at the DEQ.
February 11, 2019
One of the best ways to keep Michigan moving forward is for state lawmakers to focus on policy initiatives that encourage job creation and economic prosperity. It is in that spirit the Michigan Chamber today announced its legislative priorities for 2019-2020.
February 8, 2019
In a document submitted to the MI Attorney General, the MI Chamber outlined support for PA 359, which provides for the creation and operation of a utility tunnel in the Straits of Mackinac. 
February 6, 2019
The Michigan Chamber today applauded the House for passing a resolution to reaffirm separation of powers and to protect stakeholder involvement on environmental oversite committees.  
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, environmental department director Liesl Clark and Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist on Feb 4, 2019. (Photo: Jonathan Oosting, Detroit News)
February 4, 2019
Chamber voices opposition to Gov. Whitmer's EO eliminating recently-established Environmental Oversight Committee.
January 21, 2019
Only two weeks into the new legislative session and several bills have been introduced to increase property taxes for businesses across Michigan. 
January 14, 2019
The Michigan Chamber is strongly opposed to efforts to repeal Michigan’s historic right-to-work law and will fight to preserve and protect it.
January 10, 2019
Any change in the law to diminish the rights of a taxpayer to appeal the estimated value of one’s property should be met with immense opposition.