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The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce government relations division utilizes these guiding priorities as a foundation for which it operates toward its mission of advocating for pro-business policy and legislation. These priorities represent a pro-growth, pro-business and pro-community agenda that will continue to move the Greater Lansing region forward.

REGIONAL PROSPERITY
Working collaboratively to promote a pro-growth, pro-business, pro-community agenda that will continue to move the Greater Lansing region forward.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL HEALTH
Support policies that assist local units of government on addressing unfunded liabilities. A strong financial foundation is vital to the entire region.

ATTRACT, RETAIN TALENT
Advocate for initiatives that foster innovation, entrepreneurship and promote economic opportunity to attract and retain talent to the region.

TRANSFORMING THE CORRIDORS
Recognizing the importance of connecting our region to the center of downtown Lansing. Working to enhance and redevelop these gateway corridors is critical to the overall effort of promoting the Greater Lansing region to visitors and investors. Key Corridors act as primary gateways: Michigan Avenue, Saginaw/Waverly, North Larch, Cedar Street, and MLK/Holmes.

REGULATORY STREAMLINING
Advocate for cooperation between local units of government to focus efforts on avoiding duplication, eliminating unnecessary regulations that impede economic growth, and streamlining delivery of services.

RELIABLE, AFFORDABLE ENERGY
Advocate for energy policy that provides reliable, affordable and environmentally responsible energy for all of Michigan’s businesses and residents, while maintaining a flexible, fair and reasonable regulatory climate.

SMART EDUCATION SYSTEMS
Support efforts to adequately fund a seamless, effective, efficient system of Pre-K-12 education, including vocational and technical curriculums as well as a higher education system that is accessible and affordable for students.

ROBUST TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS
Investing in all aspects of our logistical infrastructure including highways, bridges, waterways, transit, railways, runways and drains, which are crucial to economic growth and progress. Improvements will increase commerce, ensuring safe and reliable transportation access to our region.

ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE
Supporting initiatives that provide flexible, affordable, consumer-driven health care, insurance plans, and options that will lead to the improved health of our region.



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