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The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) Capitol Connection Newsletter is a monthly email that provides policy, legislative and political updates from the LRCC public affairs department.

Nov. 9, 2020

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | November 18, 2020 | Comments Off on Nov. 9, 2020

In this issue: From Election Day to Inauguration DayLansing Regional Chamber-PAC Celebrates Election Night Success From Election Day to Inauguration DayThe U.S. Chamber of Commerce put together a helpful guide outlining the process that occurs from Election Day to Inauguration Day.Election Day to Inauguration Day is available here. Lansing Regional Chamber – PAC Celebrates Election…

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Oct. 10, 2020

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | October 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Oct. 10, 2020

In this issue: LRCC Policy Forum LRC-PAC 2020 Regional Election Guide COVID-19 Business Liability Protections LRCC Policy ForumWe are excited to announce that former Congressman Mike Rogers will be our keynote speaker for the upcoming Lansing Regional Chamber Virtual Policy Forum on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 11 a.m.!With less than a week out from the November general…

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Sept. 30, 2020

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | October 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Sept. 30, 2020

Capitol Connection: 2020 Regional Election Guide This year has been especially challenging due to the global pandemic and the shutdown of our economy. As we all continue to navigate through the ever-changing environment, it is critical to have strong partners at every level of government. The tough decisions that will have to be made require…

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Sept. 25, 2020

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | October 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Sept. 25, 2020

In this issue: State Budget Update Business Liability Bills PPE Tax Relief Package State Budget UpdateA revised 2021 state budget is moving forward with Governor Whitmer, the State Senate, and State House of Representatives successfully negotiating budget spending priorities. Earlier this year, there was speculation that there were possibly billions of dollars in cuts because…

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Aug. 31, 2020

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | September 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Aug. 31, 2020

In This Issue LRC – PAC Endorsed Candidates Score Big in General Election Consumer Spending Up in Michigan Onto the GeneralCandidates endorsed by the Lansing Regional Chamber-Political Action Committee (LRC-PAC) scored big wins during the Aug. 4 primary election. 96 percent of LRC-PAC endorsed candidates have successfully advanced to the November general election. The LRC-PAC…

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July, 21 2020

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | July 24, 2020 | Comments Off on July, 21 2020

In This Issue Going Pro Talent Fund Employer Liability Reform   MI Small Business Restart Grants Now Available National Environmental Policy Act Modernized East Lansing City Council Seeks Applicants to Fill Council Vacancies 15 Days! Going Pro Talent FundThe Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce along with our regional chamber partners across the state sent letters to…

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June 30, 2020

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | June 30, 2020 | Comments Off on June 30, 2020

In This Issue Summer Property Tax Updates Social Districts Criminal Justice Reform Legislation All Politics is Local Summer Property Tax UpdatesDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, we know that several businesses have had to shut down and are not earning revenue. Additionally, businesses have continued to tell us the most important issue of re-opening besides proper…

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March 17, 2020

By Ashley Sandborn | March 20, 2020 | Comments Off on March 17, 2020

In This Issue Families First Coronavirus Response Act   Economic Recovery Package Next Steps State Legislature Funds Workforce Initiatives Going-PRO, MI Reconnect Lansing City Council Amends FY20 Budget Join the LRC-PAC Newsletter  Families First Coronavirus Response Act The U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislative package H.R. 6201, Families First Coronavirus Response Act last week. This legislation heads to…

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Feb. 21, 2020

By Ashley Sandborn | March 9, 2020 | Comments Off on Feb. 21, 2020

Capitol Connection Newsletter is Back! We are excited to relaunch the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Capitol Connection Newsletter. The monthly e-newsletter will provide policy, legislative and political updates from the LRCC public affairs department. I-496 Reconstruction Project Starting this April, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be reconstructing I-496 between I-96 and Lansing Road. The…

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