Advocacy News

The Latest Information on What's Happening in Lansing

Each week the Michigan Legislature is in session, the Michigan Chamber will issue an Advocacy News 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.

  • Governor Whitmer Issues "Stay at Home" Order
  • Congress Begins Working on Phase 3 Relief for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19
  • Chamber to Host Q&A Session with Employment Law Attorneys on March 24
  • Live Webinars on COVID-19 Issues Scheduled
  • Governor Says State Has No Plans for ‘Shelter in Place’ Order 
  • $20 Million in Relief Available from MEDC 
  • Michigan Healthcare Responders Need Our Help 
  • SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Update 
  • How is the Coronavirus Impacting Your Business? 
  • New Round of Unemployment Insurance Agency Information Webinars Planned
  • Chamber Leading the Way to Promote Economic Stability in Wake of COVID-19 Outbreak
  • Unemployment Insurance Assistance and Resources Available 
  • Chamber Applauds Passage of ‘Families First Coronavirus Response Act’ 
  • Executive Order Addresses Drastic Need for Childcare 
  • Michigan Chamber Coronavirus Video Update
  • Chamber Urges Economic Disaster Declaration
  • State to Expand Emergency UI Benefits for Those Affected by COVID-19
  • Congress Passes Sweeping Coronavirus Relief
  • How is the Coronavirus Impacting Your Business?
  • Michigan Chamber Coronavirus Update
  • Coronavirus: What We're Doing For You
  • Unemployment Insurance Legislation on the Move
  • Coronavirus Toolkit Available
  • A Good News, Bad News Week for Michigan
  • Taxpayer Alert: Graduated Income Tax Could be Headed for the Ballot 
  • State Readying for Spread of Coronavirus, Businesses Should Get Prepared 
  • Last Minute Budget Bill to Include Going PRO, Pure Michigan 
  • Dan Papineau Chosen as U.S. Chamber’s 2020 Business Leads Fellow 
  • Charter Schools Report a Thinly-Veiled, Election-Year Attack
  • National Parental Leave Program Proposed 
  • What's Happening in Washington, DC? 
  • Sales/Use Tax Exemptions for Medical Devices Heads to Governor’s Desk 
  • Chamber's Tax Policy Advisory Committee Meets 
  • New Proposed Lobbying Rules in Lansing
  • As the Voice of Michigan Business, Chamber Heads to D.C.
  • Great News for Michigan!
  • Governor's $61.9 Billion Budget: 'Going PRO,' Pure Michigan Funding Restored, But Reduced
  • Could So-Called Economic Incentive “Transparency” Bills Have Unintended Consequences?
  • Bills Regulating/Taxing Liquid Nicotine Introduced
  • Looking to Share Best Practices for Paid Sick Leave Policies?
  • The State Budget Debate - Here We Go Again
  • Senate Hears Testimony on Health Insurance Bills
  • Aggregate Mining Permits Critically Important
  • Whitmer Lays Groundwork for 2020, Now What?
  • Four Big Goals for 2020
  • ‘Going PRO’ Funding Bill Introduced
  • Surprise Medical Billing Legislation on the Move
  • Senate Opposes Labor Rule for Marijuana Shops
  • The Fight for Fair Property Tax Assessments
  • Cookie-Cutter Approach to Non-Compete Agreements Unwise
  • Governor, Legislature Need New Approach to Road Funding Issue