Capitol Report

Each week the Michigan Legislature is in session, the Michigan Chamber will issue a Capitol Report enewsletter providing the latest information on what is happening in Lansing and what issues the Michigan Chamber is advocating for or against on behalf of Michigan job providers.

  • Chamber Blocks Extremist Efforts to Ban Fracking; Proposal to Legalize Marijuana Still in the Mix
  • State House Passes Retroactive Car Insurance Tax Hike; State Senate Should Reject This Clunker  
  • BREAKING NEWS: Michigan Chamber Champions Repeal of HICA Tax, Bill On the Move

  • Paid Sick Leave Initiative Won't Qualify for 2016 Ballot
  • Chamber President & CEO Sets the Record Straight on Misleading News Report on Corporate Income Tax
  • House Committee Passes Local Government-Led Scheme to Increase Business Property Taxes
  • Chamber Leadership on Workers' Comp Reform Continues to Pay Dividends
  • 2016 Election Update
  • Member Alert: Efforts Underway to Significantly Alter Property Tax Assessments 
  • State Energy Policy Debate Continues 
  • Governor Signs PPT Extension Bills, Technical Changes
  • Proponents of Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Still Think Issue Will Qualify for November 2016 Ballot 
  • Take Steps Now to Protect Your Business and Employees from UI Identity Theft 
  • Manufacturing PPT Exemption Filing Extension on Way to Governor
  • Chamber-Opposed Mandated Health Insurance Legislation on the Move  
  • Manufacturer Personal Property Tax Alert! 
  • State Unemployment Agency to Hold Employer Seminars 
  • 2016 Political Season Officially Underway 
  • Legislative Reception & Annual Dinner Just One Week Away!
  • Chamber Supports Efforts to Block Misguided Overtime Regulation  
  • Chamber Working to Prevent Cuts to Employer-Sponsored Medicare Plans 
  • Treasury Working to Fix Business Tax Extensions Filing Glitch 
  • Treasury Announces Changes to Online Filing Portal
  • Chamber Warns Drivers About Proposed Car Insurance Tax
  • Should Recreational Marijuana Be Legal? Chamber Committee to Discuss Issue This Week
  • Chamber Opposes Tax Increase That Would Worsen Already High Auto Insurance Rates for Michigan Drivers
  • New Deputy State Treasurer Visits With Chamber Tax Committee
  • Chamber-Supported Legislation to Create Environmental Rules Committee Introduced
  • Year-Round School Bill Advances, Chamber Continues to Voice Concerns Over Impact on Summer Tourism 
  • Governor's Budget Includes Money for Skilled Trades Training 
  • State Energy Policy Discussion Continues 
  • House Committee to Consider Sinking Fund Legislation 
  • Unemployment Insurance Alert: Have You Received A Noncompliance Letter?
  • Mandated Health Insurance Legislation Being Considered by State Senate
  • MIOSHA Reminds Employers to Post 2015 Job-Related Injuries and Illnesses by April 30