Chamber News

May 19, 2019
Despite early signals that the Governor Whitmer would veto the Senate- and House-passed bills, the Governor recently indicated she could support some elements of their plans. 
May 19, 2019
After hundreds of hours of discussion on how businesses would have to notify individuals that their personal information was compromised as a result of a data breach, a group of key stakeholders has decided to table discussions for now.
May 19, 2019
Craig Johnson, Executive Director of the Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board, was in Lansing to explain what the Streamlined Sales Tax Agreement means to our state and the businesses that sell products here.
May 19, 2019
Dan Papineau, Director of Tax Policy and Regulatory Affairs for the Michigan Chamber, earned the designation of Michigan Certified Assessing Technician (MCAT) from the State Tax Commission. 
May 19, 2019
Spurred by a push to expand Michigan's Sales and Use Tax laws to include “marketplace facilitators,” the House Tax Policy Committee plans to take up HBs 4540-3 on May 22nd for testimony only.  
May 15, 2019
AG Nessel’s call for assistance from law firms around the country reminds us all that extra caution must be taken when selecting firms and attorneys to represent the state on a contingency fee basis. 
May 7, 2019
The Michigan Chamber issued the following statement applauding the Michigan Senate for its vote today to reform the state's broken and costly auto insurance system.
May 6, 2019
It's National Small Business Week and the Michigan Chamber is joining the celebration by shining a spotlight on the 870,000 small businesses in communities across Michigan.   
April 30, 2019
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has awarded its highest level of accreditation to the Michigan Chamber of Commerce for its demonstrated excellence in communications and organization.
April 22, 2019
Chamber members across the state are struggling to find skilled workers. That’s why the Chamber joined Gov. Whitmer and leaders from around the state last week to voice support for legislation to address Michigan’s talent gap.
April 15, 2019
Chamber-backed legislation has been introduced to provide for personal property tax relief for broadband service providers who expand their network into areas that currently do not have access.
March 25, 2019
The Environmental Rules Review Committee met last week to consider its first rule. It was clear stakeholders had been consulted and their points of view were considered.