Chamber News

July 16, 2018
The Detroit Free Press leadership acknowledged they ran these ads without following their normal review procedure. But the damage is done. 
July 10, 2018
The Michigan Chamber calls on Represent.Us to get their facts straight, cease their social media smear campaign and practice the ‘civility in politics’ they’re preaching.
July 9, 2018
Unfortunately, in the middle of a respectful debate between Michiganders over a lengthy and complicated rewrite to our State Constitution, an out-of-state activist group inserted itself into the mix and is spreading false and misleading information in a way that is damaging to civil discourse.
June 29, 2018
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced endorsements of 31 candidates seeking election to open seats in the State House and Michigan Senate.  
June 28, 2018
The Michigan Chamber released its 2017-2018 Legislative Voting Record; the purpose of which is to show the business community and others interested how current members of the Michigan Legislature voted on a wide range of key economic issues.
June 27, 2018
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsement of John James for US Senate and Tom Leonard for State Attorney General. The Chamber also announced endorsements of several business-friendly members of the US House seeking re-election in November.
June 26, 2018
Governor Snyder last week signed legislation to promote independence among the Medicaid Expansion (“Healthy Michigan”) population by requiring recipients to find work or engage in job training or educational opportunities as a condition of receiving benefits. 
June 26, 2018
The US Supreme Court last week overturned decades old precedent that prohibited states from collecting sales tax on purchases made from out-of-state retailers.  Michigan could now enact legislation to force all retailers to collect and remit sales tax to Michigan on purchases made by Michigan residents.  
June 26, 2018
Chamber-supported legislation to stop forcing contractors to audit their customers Use Tax liabilities has been signed into law. 
June 11, 2018
June 5, 2018 marked the deadline for the Michigan Legislature to approve the citizen’s initiative to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Michigan. The date came and went, meaning the voters will decide at the ballot box in November whether marijuana should be legalized. 
June 11, 2018
Employers should carefully review their Unemployment Insurance accounts for potential fraudulent claims. 
June 11, 2018
Recently introducted Senate Bill 1031 (Proos) was passed last week by the Senate Finance Committee on a party line vote to eliminate personal property taxes on all utility personal property that was put online after December 31, 2017.