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.

  • Good News! Senate Passes Chamber-Backed Energy Policy Reform Package
  • Action Alert! Mandated City Income Tax Collection Bill on the Move
  •  Chamber Expresses Disappointment in Gov. Snyder's Veto of Bill to Make Health Insurance More Affordable
  • Chamber Supports Senate Energy Bill 
  • Bi-Partisan Legislation to Repeal Punitive Health Insurance Tax Passes Legislature; Chamber Urges Governor’s Signature
  • Bad Idea of the Day: Senate Proposes Legislation to Shift Burden of City Income Tax Withholding to Employers
  • Is Your Company Ready to Comply With the New Federal Overtime Regulations?
  • Chamber Leadership on Workers' Comp Reforms Has Saved Job Providers Nearly $400 Million Since 2011
  • US House Passes Legislation to Delay Effective Date of Overtime Rule, But Future of Bill Remains Unclear
  • Chamber Presents State Rep. Laura Cox With Champion of Commerce Award
  • Michigan Joins Suit to Block Implementation of Overtime Regulations
  • Chamber Praises State House for Passing Legislation to Repeal Health Insurance
  • Chamber Continues to Champion Repeal of Costly Health Insurance Tax, But We Need Your Help
  • Chamber Urges State House to Reject Beer Tax Hike
  • Chamber Continues to Fight Against Property Tax Scheme Pushed By Local Governments
  • 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