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The Michigan Chamber of Commerce is a statewide business organization representing approximately 6,600 employers, trade associations and local chambers of commerce. The Michigan Chamber represents businesses of every size and type in all 83 counties of the state. The Michigan Chamber was established in 1959 to be an advocate for Michigan's job providers in the legislative, political and legal process. (PRNewsFoto/Michigan Chamber of Commerce)

Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Endorses Three Candidates For Michigan Supreme Court

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsement of three well-qualified candidates for the Michigan Supreme Court; two incumbent...

Sep 22, 2014, 17:50 ET
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce is a statewide business organization representing approximately 6,600 employers, trade associations and local chambers of commerce. The Michigan Chamber represents businesses of every size and type in all 83 counties of the state. The Michigan Chamber was established in 1959 to be an advocate for Michigan's job providers in the legislative, political and legal process. (PRNewsFoto/Michigan Chamber of Commerce)

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Announces Additional Candidate Endorsements For State House And Michigan Senate

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced additional campaign endorsements for the State House and Michigan Senate. "Smart new policies...

Aug 12, 2014, 12:19 ET
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce is a statewide business organization representing approximately 6,600 employers, trade associations and local chambers of commerce. The Michigan Chamber represents businesses of every size and type in all 83 counties of the state. The Michigan Chamber was established in 1959 to be an advocate for Michigan's job providers in the legislative, political and legal process. (PRNewsFoto/Michigan Chamber of Commerce)

Chamber To Launch Statewide Private Health Insurance Marketplace On Sept. 1, 2014

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce will be launching a statewide private health insurance marketplace – Michigan's Insurance Marketplace at...

Jul 16, 2014, 14:57 ET

Michigan Chamber Releases Legislative Voting Record, Announces Earned Endorsements for State House and Michigan Senate

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today released its 2013-2014 Legislative Voting Record – A Competitiveness Scorecard for Michigan. The...

Jun 30, 2014, 08:00 ET

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Endorses Attorney General Bill Schuette In His Bid For Re-Election

 The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsement of Attorney General Bill Schuette in his bid for re-election. "We are very...

Jun 19, 2014, 11:29 ET

Michigan Chamber Announces Candidate Endorsements for State House and Michigan Senate in Open Seats and Contested Primaries

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced campaign endorsements for State House and Michigan Senate candidates in open seats and contested...

Jun 17, 2014, 10:27 ET

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Endorses John Moolenaar for U.S. House

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsement of John Moolenaar for U.S. House. Moolenaar is seeking election to represent...

Jun 12, 2014, 15:00 ET

Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Endorses Brian Ellis For U.S. House

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsement of Brian Ellis for U.S. House. Ellis is seeking election to represent Michigan's...

Jun 05, 2014, 10:34 ET

It's Time For Bold Legislative Action To Fix Michigan's Crumbling Roads And Bridges, Says Michigan Chamber Of Commerce

The clock is ticking on the current legislative session and it's not acceptable for the State Legislature to adjourn for the summer recess without...

May 19, 2014, 10:33 ET

Michigan Voters Say It's Time To Fix Our Roads - And They Are Willing To Pay More Money To Do It, Michigan Chamber Poll Shows

An overwhelming majority of Michigan voters believe our roads are in horrible condition and are willing to invest more money to build and maintain...

May 08, 2014, 17:18 ET

Michigan Chamber Statement On Passage Of State House Transportation Funding Plan

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement by Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley in response to bipartisan...

Apr 30, 2014, 14:16 ET

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Endorses Terri Lynn Land for U.S. Senate

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsement of Terri Lynn Land for U.S. Senate, noting that Michigan's working families and...

Apr 14, 2014, 12:54 ET

Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Endorses Dave Trott For U.S. House

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsement of Dave Trott for U.S. House. Trott is seeking election to represent Michigan's...

Mar 28, 2014, 14:00 ET

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Applauds Governor Snyder's Support, Bi-Partisan Effort To Reform Business Personal Property Tax

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today commended the Snyder Administration and both the State House and Michigan Senate for displaying overwhelming...

Mar 26, 2014, 11:53 ET

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Applauds Bi-Partisan Effort To Reform Business Personal Property Tax

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today commended both the State House and Michigan Senate for displaying overwhelming bi-partisan support to begin...

Mar 11, 2014, 11:14 ET

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Asks Court of Appeals To Protect Safe, Drug-Free Workplace

 Employers maintaining drug-free workplace policies should not be forced to accommodate an employee's use of medical marijuana, says the...

Feb 10, 2014, 08:00 ET

Michigan Chamber Endorses Governor Rick Snyder for Re-Election in 2014; Says Snyder's Plan to Reinvent Michigan is Working

 The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsement of Governor Rick Snyder, who is running for re-election in 2014. "Four...

Feb 06, 2014, 15:50 ET

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Applauds Governor Snyder for Signing Important Taxpayer Protections

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today commended Governor Snyder for signing important reforms to Michigan's officer liability tax laws. Senate...

Jan 30, 2014, 15:50 ET

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Opposed to Ballot Proposal That Would Damage Checks and Balances That Protect Michigan Citizens

 The Michigan Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors today voted to oppose a poorly thought out ballot proposal for a part-time...

Jan 27, 2014, 14:23 ET

Minimum Wage Increase Would Harm Michigan's Economy, Says Michigan Chamber Of Commerce

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its strong opposition to a minimum wage increase being proposed by union organizers for the 2014...