Chamber News

March 6, 2019
In her 2020 state budget proposal, Gov. Whitmer proposed increasing the tax paid by pass-through businesses, like S-Corps and LLCs, from 4.25% to 6%, resulting in a crushing $280 million tax increase. 
March 5, 2019
The Michigan Chamber agrees with the principle that those who use the roads should pay for the roads and we are prepared to support a meaningful increase in user fees phased in over time. 
February 25, 2019
The Michigan Chamber is urging lawmakers to take bold action to drive down Michigan’s highest-in-the-nation auto insurance rates.
February 25, 2019
A state senator has called into question the constitutionality of laws passed last session and is asking Attorney General to issue an AG opinion on the matter.  
February 25, 2019
Two House bills have been reintroduced to mandate data breach notifications. The Michigan Chamber is opposed and is urging support for a compromise deal reached last year.
Michigan Hall of Justice
February 20, 2019
The Michigan Chamber issued a statement in support of House and Senate resolutions that ask the MI Supreme Court to weigh in on the constitutionality of amendments made to Michigan’s mandatory paid sick leave and minimum wage laws last December.
Michigan State Capitol
February 14, 2019
The Chamber is not opposed to reorganization of the DEQ. However, we will continue to resist efforts to eliminate three necessary and important panels to provide oversight of the bureaucracy at the DEQ.
February 11, 2019
One of the best ways to keep Michigan moving forward is for state lawmakers to focus on policy initiatives that encourage job creation and economic prosperity. It is in that spirit the Michigan Chamber today announced its legislative priorities for 2019-2020.
February 8, 2019
In a document submitted to the MI Attorney General, the MI Chamber outlined support for PA 359, which provides for the creation and operation of a utility tunnel in the Straits of Mackinac. 
February 6, 2019
The Michigan Chamber today applauded the House for passing a resolution to reaffirm separation of powers and to protect stakeholder involvement on environmental oversite committees.  
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, environmental department director Liesl Clark and Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist on Feb 4, 2019. (Photo: Jonathan Oosting, Detroit News)
February 4, 2019
Chamber voices opposition to Gov. Whitmer's EO eliminating recently-established Environmental Oversight Committee.