Chamber News

May 15, 2019
AG Nessel’s call for assistance from law firms around the country reminds us all that extra caution must be taken when selecting firms and attorneys to represent the state on a contingency fee basis. 
May 7, 2019
The Michigan Chamber issued the following statement applauding the Michigan Senate for its vote today to reform the state's broken and costly auto insurance system.
May 6, 2019
It's National Small Business Week and the Michigan Chamber is joining the celebration by shining a spotlight on the 870,000 small businesses in communities across Michigan.   
April 30, 2019
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has awarded its highest level of accreditation to the Michigan Chamber of Commerce for its demonstrated excellence in communications and organization.
April 22, 2019
Chamber members across the state are struggling to find skilled workers. That’s why the Chamber joined Gov. Whitmer and leaders from around the state last week to voice support for legislation to address Michigan’s talent gap.
April 15, 2019
Chamber-backed legislation has been introduced to provide for personal property tax relief for broadband service providers who expand their network into areas that currently do not have access.
March 25, 2019
The Environmental Rules Review Committee met last week to consider its first rule. It was clear stakeholders had been consulted and their points of view were considered. 
March 25, 2019
If you are still uncertain about the details of these new laws or your compliance obligations, we encourage you to visit our online compliance center.
March 18, 2019
The Chamber last week filed two amicus briefs with the MI Supreme Court, asking them to rule on the constitutionality of legislation passed last session to amend Michigan’s paid sick leave and minimum wage laws. 
March 18, 2019
MI DEQ Director, Liesl Eichler Clark, said last week that the Department wants to eliminate all fee sunsets moving forward. The Chamber says not so fast, as fee sunsets are an essential oversight lever for the Legislature.
March 11, 2019
We are pleased to report that the Michigan PFAS Action Response Team remains focused on identifying any PFAS exposures and either completely eliminating the source or reducing it to as safe a level as possible.  
March 11, 2019
In her first budget presentation last week, Governor Whitmer proposed a 41% tax increase on small businesses known as "pass-throughs" to pay for an unfair tax break for retired government employees.