Chamber News

March 23, 2018
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsement of Justices Kurtis Wilder and Elizabeth Clement for re-election to the Michigan Supreme Court.
March 22, 2018
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today endorsed Attorney General Bill Schuette for Governor.
March 12, 2018
Legislation championed by the Michigan Chamber passed the State House last week and is on its ways to the Governor to prohibit local units of government from passing laws to restrict what private sector employers can ask in the interview process.
March 12, 2018
The Senate Energy & Telecommunications Committee last week reported out Senate Bill 637
March 12, 2018
Legislation that would allow for a purchaser to directly apply for a sales/use tax refund from the Michigan Department of Treasury is expected to be reported from the House Tax Policy Committee this week.
March 12, 2018
The House Natural Resources Committee recently heard testimony on HB 5638, which would make changes to how the DEQ handles a site-specific review under Michigan’s water withdrawal assessment tool.
February 26, 2018
Two Chamber-backed bills - HBs 5260 and 5261 - were introduced in the State House last week that would allow for a purchaser to directly apply for a sales/use tax refund from the Michigan Department of Treasury.
February 26, 2018
U.S. Representative Mike Bishop and Ashley Wilson, Executive Director of Congressional and Public Affairs for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, discussed the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act last week.
February 19, 2018
Michigan is a top 10 state for this asbestos litigation. We want to hear from you if you’ve been sued!
February 13, 2018
By a vote of 58-51, the Michigan House last week approved legislation being pushed by the Michigan Chamber to limit businesses' liability in asbestos lawsuits.
February 5, 2018
The Chamber recently testified in support of a bill to provide transparency in asbestos litigation by requiring plaintiffs to file bankruptcy claims at the start of the tort process and to disclose them during any litigation. 
February 5, 2018
The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is currently drafting professional development standards for school counselors and is looking for employer input in the process.