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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: February 20, 2024

By amatelonek@lansingchamber.org | February 20, 2024 | Comments Off on Capitol Connection: February 20, 2024

In this Issue Local Updates Rebuild Lansing Lansing, as our capital city, serves as the core of our region. It’s a vibrant hub with immense potential, and now, more than ever, our city officials have a unique opportunity to strategically invest in its long-term strength. Working collaboratively, business and labor joined forces with state officials…

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Capitol Connection: January 16, 2024

By amatelonek@lansingchamber.org | January 16, 2024 | Comments Off on Capitol Connection: January 16, 2024

2024 starts with an amazing and potentially transformational opportunity for the city of Lansing’s elected leaders to rebuild Lansing and invest in our shared mid-Michigan community

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Capitol Connection: November 14, 2023

By amatelonek@lansingchamber.org | November 14, 2023 | Comments Off on Capitol Connection: November 14, 2023

The Lansing Regional Chamber Capitol Connection Newsletter provides policy, legislative and political updates from the LRCC public affairs department.

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Capitol Connection: October 10, 2023

By amatelonek@lansingchamber.org | October 11, 2023 | Comments Off on Capitol Connection: October 10, 2023

In This Issue First Annual Lansing Economic & Fiscal Outlook Event Recap Michigan State University Extension, Martin Commercial Properties, and the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce held our first annual Lansing Regional Economic and Fiscal Outlook. Key takeaways include: The presentation PowerPoint slides is available here. Business Groups Launch Great Lakes Growth Coalition  Michigan job creators…

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Capitol Connection: September 19, 2023

By amatelonek@lansingchamber.org | September 19, 2023 | Comments Off on Capitol Connection: September 19, 2023

For the very first time in history, the United Auto Workers (UAW) union has initiated simultaneous strikes against all three major automakers, as they were unable to reach an agreement on a new contract before the Thursday 11:59 p.m. deadline.

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Capitol Connection: August 15, 2023

By amatelonek@lansingchamber.org | August 15, 2023 | Comments Off on Capitol Connection: August 15, 2023

Watch the video update from Steve Japinga, senior vice president of public affairs, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC), to learn more about the LRCC’s advocacy and legislative efforts highlighted in this month’s Capitol Connection Newsletter

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Capitol Connection Newsletter: June 13, 2023

By amatelonek@lansingchamber.org | June 13, 2023 | Comments Off on Capitol Connection Newsletter: June 13, 2023

In This Issue Poll Identifies Public Safety as the Most Important Issue Among City of Lansing Voters A poll commissioned by Advance Greater Lansing shows that public safety is the leading concern among voters in the city of Lansing. The poll of citizens who are likely to vote in the 2023 Lansing City Council election…

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Capitol Connection Newsletter: May 9, 2023

By amatelonek@lansingchamber.org | May 10, 2023 | Comments Off on Capitol Connection Newsletter: May 9, 2023

In This Issue MDOT Construction UpdateAs we move into another year of economic recovery and growth, it’s important to stay informed about the state of our transportation infrastructure and how it affects our businesses and communities. That’s why we’re excited to invite you to a virtual construction update by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) on…

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Capitol Connection Newsletter: April 11, 2023

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | April 17, 2023 | Comments Off on Capitol Connection Newsletter: April 11, 2023

In This Issue MDOT Construction Update for LRCC Members Great Lakes Michigan Job Coalition Pushes Great Lakes Tunnel Project to Resume State Income Tax to Decrease for One Year  MDOT Construction Update for LRCC Members As we move into another year of economic recovery and growth, it’s important to stay informed about the state of…

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Capitol Connection Newsletter: March 14, 2023

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | March 19, 2023 | Comments Off on Capitol Connection Newsletter: March 14, 2023

In This Issue: Right-to-Work Tax Relief Legislation Signed $3.9 Billion More Needed to Fix MI Roads FY24 Community Funding Projects Submitted FTC Non-Competes Proposal Federal Permitting Reform Right-to-Work The Michigan House of Representatives passed legislation last week and will likely take up in the Michigan Senate this week bills pertaining to repealing Right-to-Work and restoring…

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Capitol Connection Newsletter: Feb. 21, 2020

By Ashley Sandborn | March 9, 2020 | Comments Off on Capitol Connection Newsletter: 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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