Chamber News

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.
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.