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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: Aug. 9, 2022

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | August 10, 2022 | Comments Off on Capitol Connection Newsletter: Aug. 9, 2022

In This Issue: Inflation Reduction ActRebuilding Michigan Infrastructure ProjectsMRA Buy Nearby Economic AnalysisDowntown Lansing Two-Way Street Conversions Inflation Reduction Act The U.S. Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act, which is meant to provide funding for clean energy investments, address healthcare costs and raises taxes. The bill heads to the U.S. House of Representatives this week…

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Capitol Connect: July 17, 2022

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | August 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Capitol Connect: July 17, 2022

In This Issue: The LRCC Joined Ingham ISD, Public Safety Officials to Discuss School Safety & Security State House Introduces Bills on School Safety & Mental Health State Budget Approved, $7B Still in Play Heritage Hall Opens New Project Alert The LRCC Joined Ingham ISD, Public Safety Officials to Discuss School Safety & Security The…

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Capitol Connection Newsletter: May 16, 2022

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | August 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Capitol Connection Newsletter: May 16, 2022

In This Issue: It’s Infrastructure Week Decade! Supporting Semiconductor Production State Legislature Sends Term Limit Reform to November Ballot Senate Bill 888 – Establishing Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Commission One-Click Letter to Strengthen & Support Downtown LRCC Supports German Auto Company HQ Proposal in East Lansing LRCC Messages Local Units of Governments to Spend ARPA Funds Wisely It’s…

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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 Slotkin New Districts. Who’s In, Who’s Out? Restaurant Revitalization Fund Approved by U.S. House LRCC Applauds State Adoption of $4.7B Infrastructure Package Lansing Regional Chamber Supports Lansing Schools Zero Mills Increase Bond Proposal Mark Your Calendar Lansing Regional Chamber Business Roundtable with…

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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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