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06 Feb, 2017, 14:14 ET Michigan Chamber Foundation's Young Entrepreneurs Academy Receives Award At Career Education Conference

The Michigan Chamber Foundation's Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) received accolades from the Eaton Regional Education Service Agency (RESA) for...


01 Feb, 2017, 12:36 ET Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Announces 2017-2018 Legislative Priorities/Agenda For Growing Michigan's Economy And Reshaping Government

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced legislative priorities for 2017-2018. These priorities were developed by the Chamber's policy...


09 Jan, 2017, 14:23 ET Michigan Chamber Announces Officers for 2017

The Board of Directors of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce has elected new officers to the Chamber's Executive Committee for 2017. The Executive...


15 Dec, 2016, 19:14 ET Michigan Chamber Leads Successful Fight On Key Business Climate Issues During Final Days Of Legislative Session

The Michigan Legislature ended the 2015-2016 legislative session on a high note with passage of critical legislation to ensure Michigan's energy...


28 Nov, 2016, 10:00 ET Job Providers Fight Cities' Attempts To Make Them Tax Collectors

Job providers from across the state today joined together to speak out against legislation that would mandate suburban employers become the tax...


27 Oct, 2016, 15:14 ET Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Expresses Disappointment In Governor's Veto Of Legislation To Lower Health Insurance Costs

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


20 Oct, 2016, 12:16 ET Michigan Chamber Urges Governor to Sign Bi-Partisan Legislation to Bend Health Insurance Cost Curve

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement as legislation championed by the Michigan Chamber advances to the Governor to...


03 Oct, 2016, 10:34 ET Michigan Chamber of Commerce Endorses Jack Bergman For U.S. House

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


22 Sep, 2016, 15:56 ET Michigan Chamber Praises State House For Passing Legislation To Bend Health Insurance Cost Curve

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statements in response to legislation passed by the State House and championed by the...


14 Sep, 2016, 14:57 ET Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Urges State House To Reject Beer Tax Hike

House Bill 5873, which contains a roughly 250 percent increase in Michigan's beer tax, would put businesses at a huge competitive disadvantage with...


24 Aug, 2016, 11:00 ET Michigan Chamber of Commerce Endorses Paul Mitchell for U.S. House

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


23 Jun, 2016, 10:47 ET Michigan Chamber Endorses 21 Pro-Jobs Lawmakers For Re-Election To The State House

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today released its 2015-2016 Legislative Voting Record for the State House. The purpose of this voting record is...


16 Jun, 2016, 13:52 ET Michigan Chamber of Commerce Announces Candidate Endorsements For 23 State House Races

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced endorsements for 23 candidates seeking election to open seats in the State House. The entire...


08 Jun, 2016, 16:46 ET Michigan Chamber Champions Repeal Of 'HICA Tax,' Applauds Senate's Efforts To Bend Health Insurance Cost Curve

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to nearly unanimous passage of legislation championed by the...


01 Jun, 2016, 17:34 ET Michigan Chamber PAC Defeats Extremist Efforts To Ban Safe, Reliable Energy Exploration

Michigan Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Rich Studley today declared success for the Protect Michigan's Energy Future coalition's "Decline...


08 Mar, 2016, 10:00 ET Tax Increase Would Worsen Already High Auto Insurance Rates for Millions of Michigan Drivers, Says Michigan Chamber of Commerce

The Snyder Administration and some state lawmakers are flirting with the idea of eliminating a tax credit that currently helps offset the costs...


08 Dec, 2015, 17:52 ET State House Abandoned Common Sense In Rush To Approve $1.98 Billion Health Insurance Tax Increase On Individuals And Business, Says Michigan Chamber Of Commerce

 The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to State House passage of House Bill 5105 (Pscholka) –...


04 Nov, 2015, 12:54 ET Michigan Chamber-Endorsed Candidates Cruise To Victory In Historic Special Election To Reject Disgraced Former Lawmakers

Two Michigan Chamber of Commerce endorsed candidates – Mary Whiteford and Gary Howell – cruised to victory in an historic special...


04 Feb, 2015, 13:17 ET Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Announces 2015-2016 Legislative Priorities/Agenda For Job Creation And Business Growth

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced legislative priorities for 2015-2016. These priorities were developed by the Chamber's policy...


13 Jan, 2015, 14:31 ET Michigan Chamber of Commerce Defends State's Right-to-Work Law Before the Michigan Supreme Court

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today appeared before the Michigan Supreme Court in defense of Michigan's Right-to-Work law, which took effect in...


12 Dec, 2014, 15:57 ET Michigan Chamber Calls On Policymakers To Reject Sales Tax On Services

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement by Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley regarding the current...


13 Nov, 2014, 15:36 ET Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Elects Officers For 2015

Members of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce have elected new officers to its Executive Committee for 2015. The Executive Committee and Board of...


14 Oct, 2014, 17:38 ET Michigan Chamber of Commerce Responds To Mark Schauer's Plan To Double-Tax Thousands Of Entrepreneurs And Small Business Owners

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today responded strongly to candidate Mark Schauer's plan to return to double-taxation of thousands of Michigan...


24 Sep, 2014, 16:17 ET Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Endorses Mike Bishop For U.S. House

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


23 Sep, 2014, 09:36 ET 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...