Chamber News

July 18, 2019
House Democrats recently proposed a series of devastating business tax increases on all Michigan employers. The trucking industry, however, has the largest target on its back when it comes to increasing taxes. 
July 15, 2019
Later this week, the MI Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the constitutionality of Chamber-supported changes to the paid sick leave and minimum wage ballot proposals made last year. 
July 1, 2019
Last week, the PFAS Science Advisory Workgroup presented their recommended health-based standards for PFAS in drinking water. Not surprisingly, the proposed standards are some of the most conservative in the nation.
July 1, 2019
Last week, the Chamber’s Director of Tax Policy and Regulatory Affairs provided an update on several pieces of pending state tax policy legislation to the Washington, DC-based Council on State Taxation.
June 24, 2019
The Michigan Chamber testified before the State Senate last week in support of efforts get students and the existing workforce the skills, credentials and degrees they need to fill many of the jobs of today and tomorrow.
June 21, 2019
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to legislation being pushed by Michigan House Democrats to increase infrastructure funding on the backs of job providers.
June 20, 2019
Several statewide business groups, including the Michigan Chamber, issued a joint statement regarding ongoing road funding negotiations.
May 28, 2019
For the eighth time in 14 years, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce has been ranked the top lobbying organization in Lansing by MIRS/EPIC-MRA.
May 21, 2019
Nearly 100 business and community leaders from the across the state gathered in Lansing today to learn about key economic issues impacting Michigan at the Chamber of Commerce Chamber Day at the Capitol.
May 19, 2019
The Chamber filed an amicus brief with the MI Supreme Court requesting they issue an advisory opinion on the constitutionality of legislation passed in 2018 to amend MI's paid sick leave and minimum wage laws. 
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.