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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.

Capitol Connection Newsletter: April 12, 2022

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | April 13, 2022 | Comments Off on Capitol Connection Newsletter: April 12, 2022

In This Issue: LRCC Business Roundtable with Congressman Peter Meijer and Congresswoman Elissa SlotkinNew Districts. Who’s In, Who’s Out?Restaurant Revitalization Fund Approved by U.S. HouseLRCC Applauds State Adoption of $4.7B Infrastructure PackageLansing Regional Chamber Supports Lansing Schools Zero Mills Increase Bond Proposal Mark Your Calendar Lansing Regional Chamber Business Roundtable with Congressman Peter Meijer (MI-03)…

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Capitol Connection Newsletter: March 8, 2022

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | April 13, 2022 | Comments Off on Capitol Connection Newsletter: March 8, 2022

In This Issue: Update from Washington D.C. Protecting Manufacturing Research & Development Follow The Money – American Rescue Plan Act Tracker Now Available Michigan Afflicted Business Relief Grant Program Applications Due March 31 Current State Legislation Of Interest Update from Washington D.C. Latest Russia & Ukraine NewsOur partners at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce are…

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Capitol Connection Newsletter: Feb. 8, 2022

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | February 9, 2022 | Comments Off on Capitol Connection Newsletter: Feb. 8, 2022

In This Issue: LRCC and Regional Partners Request Help for Downtown Lansing U.S. Chamber of Commerce launches LetsRebuildAmerica.com Downtown Lansing Receives Support From Michigan Economic Development Corporation Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding Documents Current State Legislation Waverly Pathway Project LRCC And Regional Partners Request Help For Downtown Lansing The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) sent…

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Capitol Connect Newsletter: Jan. 25, 2022

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | February 9, 2022 | Comments Off on Capitol Connect Newsletter: Jan. 25, 2022

In This Issue: 2022 Policy Priority Focus Areas General Motors Picks Delta Township for New EV Plant Project Downtown Lansing Receives Support From Michigan Economic Development Corporation 2022 State of the State Address Lansing City Council First Ward Update Winning Michigan Jobs 2021 Policy Priorities and Positive Outcomes 2022 Policy Priority Focus Areas The Lansing…

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Capitol Connect Newsletter: Dec. 20, 2021

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | February 9, 2022 | Comments Off on Capitol Connect Newsletter: Dec. 20, 2021

In This Issue: 2021 Policy Priorities and Positive Outcomes In the News 2021 Policy Priorities and Positive Outcomes  While 2021 remains just as unique and unpredictable as 2020, the LRCC’s government relations team has been serving its essential role of supporting and advocating on issues important to you. Below you will find the policy priorities…

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Capitol Connection Newsletter: Dec. 7, 2021

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | December 8, 2021 | Comments Off on Capitol Connection Newsletter: Dec. 7, 2021

In This Issue: Winning Michigan Jobs December is Career Exploration and Awareness Month in Michigan $400 Per Vehicle Announced in Auto Insurance Refunds 2021 MNRTF Development Project Recommendations Announced Winning Jobs Michigan The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) joined over 20 organizations and leaders throughout the state as part of the Winning Michigan Jobs…

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Capitol Connection Newsletter: Nov. 23, 2021

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | November 26, 2021 | Comments Off on Capitol Connection Newsletter: Nov. 23, 2021

In This Issue: Infrastructure Bill Signed Into Law, What Now? MDHHS Issues Mask Advisory for Holiday Season Infrastructure Bill Signed into Law, What Now? Last week, President Biden signed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. This legislation represents over a decade of hard work, and it will bring billions in desperately needed investment for…

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Capital Connection Newsletter: Oct. 11, 2021

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | November 1, 2021 | Comments Off on Capital Connection Newsletter: Oct. 11, 2021

In This Issue: What’s Going on in Congress Michigan State Budget Signed Lansing City Pulse – The Jobs Issue Michigan Sees Strong Q2 Growth What’s Going on in Congress Currently, Congress is debating whether to tie two separate pieces of legislation, the infrastructure bill and the reconciliation bill, together or not. The LRCC has been…

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Capitol Connection Newsletter: March 17, 2021

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | March 23, 2021 | Comments Off on Capitol Connection Newsletter: March 17, 2021

In This Issue: The American Rescue Plan  Governor Whitmer FY22 State Budget Overview RELAUNCH Greater Lansing Vaccine Toolkit The American Rescue Plan President Joe Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 on March 11. The $1.9 trillion package aims to provide COVID-19 related-relief to businesses, individuals, unemployed, schools, public health, and…

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Capitol Connection Newsletter: March 3

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | March 3, 2021 | Comments Off on Capitol Connection Newsletter: March 3

In This Issue: Governor Announces Ease on COVID-19 Business Restrictions  Business Groups to Gov. Whitmer re. Restaurant Reopening COVID-19 Relief Package Approved by State Legislature, Heads to Governor for Final Approval Lansing Chamber Continues to Push to Ease Restrictions on Office Work Chip-In So We Can Elect Business Friendly Candidates In the News Governor Announces…

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