Michigan Chamber Issues Statement on May 5th Ballot Proposal

March 2, 2015

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement by Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley regarding Proposal 1:

“Over the past two months, the Michigan Chamber has gathered information from a wide range of sources and actively sought input from the Chamber’s membership regarding the May 5th ballot proposal. Today, the Chamber concluded a comprehensive review of Proposal 1 and related legislation.”

“First, we want to emphasize that Michigan Chamber members and staff are very supportive of Governor Rick Snyder. We appreciate the Administration’s many accomplishments and commend the Governor for his leadership in the effort to fix the roads.”

“Second, after careful consideration, the Michigan Chamber has concluded there is not a consensus within our membership to either support or oppose the May 5th ballot proposal. Therefore, the Michigan Chamber will not take a position for or against Proposal 1. Between now and May 5, the Chamber will focus our efforts on educating and informing Chamber members about the proposal.”

Listen to a radio interview featuring Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley on The Frank Beckmann Show, WJR 760-AM, Detroit.