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.

  • 'Going PRO' Training Funds Could Be Restored - But We Need Your Help
  • Air Emissions Fee Increases Head to Governor
  • State Budget Impasse - How to Move Forward
  • 2020 Michigan Economic Forecast - Sponsorships Now Available
  • Court Clears Way for Great Lakes Tunnel Project
  • Whitmer Proposes Costly Overtime Mandate
  • Evolving Tax Issues - What's Next
  • When Will the AG's Frivolous Lawsuit End?
  • Governor Proposes Dramatic Increase in Overtime Pay Threshold
  • USMCA Trade Agreement Needs Action Now
  • MI Businesses Pay More Than Enough in Taxes, Study Shows
  • Studley: Governor's Reckless Plan Should Be Withdrawn
  • Health Tax Could Have Devastating Impact
  • Michigan's Transportation Infrastructure: Where's the Funding?
  • Search for Skilled Workers Seems Never-Ending
  • With State Budget Done, It's Time to Focus on Other Priorities 
  • Sponsorships Now Available for 2020 Economic Forecast Forum
  • “Coalition to Close Lansing Loopholes” Targeting Michigan Businesses
  • Chamber CEO Discusses UAW Strike Against GM
  • 2020 Michigan Economic Forecast Forum - Sponsorships Now Available
  • Governor Signs State Budget With $900M in Cuts
  • State Budget is Done - But What's to Come?
  • Senate Majority Leader Calls Out Governor for Massive Budget Cuts
  • Feds Issue Rule Extending Overtime to More Workers
  • Chamber Supports Relaxing Federal Truck Drive-Time Rules, Submits Comments
  • House Bills Would Expunge Criminal Records of More Michiganders
  • House Lawmakers Seeking Legislation to Clear Criminal Records of Ex-Offenders - Let Us Know What You Think
  • Act Today! Help Push Going PRO Talent Fund Dollars Across the Finish Line
  • Personal Property Tax Clean-Up Legislation Introduced in State House
  • Chamber Reviewing Legislation to Extend "Good Jobs for Michigan" Tax Incentive Program
  • Tax Bills On the Move (Sales/Use tax legislation; bills effecting MEGA tax credit transfers)
  • Chamber Meets with US Rep. Stevens to Urge Passage of New Trade Agreement
  • Drumbeat for a Graduated Income Tax Getting Louder; Chamber Strongly Opposed
  • Chamber-Supported Legislation Introduced To Stop Government Waste And Fix More Roads
  • Chamber CEO Discusses Road Funding
  • Trump Administration Looks to Relax Federal Truck Drive-Time Rules; We Need Your Input
  • Chamber CEO Discusses Line 5