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Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Statement Regarding City of Lansing’s Chief Strategy Officer

By Ashley Sandborn | July 1, 2020 |

The following can be attributed to Tim Daman, president and chief executive officer, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce: While we are disappointed to learn of the resignation of Shelbi Frayer, Chief Strategy Officer with the City of Lansing, we appreciate her dynamic leadership in working closely with Mayor Schor, City Council and the business community…

Lansing Regional Chamber Applauds U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Barring Discrimination Against LGBTQ Employees

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | June 17, 2020 |

The following statement can be attributed to Tim Daman, president and CEO of the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce in regards to the U.S. Supreme Court decision prohibiting workplace discrimination against gay, lesbian and transgender employees: “The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) is pleased that, as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling,…

Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Announces Bipartisan August Primary Endorsements for County Commission and Township Races

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | June 12, 2020 |

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee (LRC-PAC) has announced a bipartisan slate of election endorsements for county commission and township races August 4 primary election ballot. “This is a critical time in our region, which makes the experience and ability to make thoughtful decisions about difficult issues particularly important,” said Tonia Olson,…

Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Joins National Initiative to Address Inequality of Opportunity

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | June 5, 2020 |

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) announced it is partnering with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on a national initiative to address inequality of opportunity. LRCC will join the U.S. Chamber’s national town hall event on June 25 where business and community leaders will discuss concrete actions taken by government and the private sector…

Lansing Regional Chamber’s #SharetheGood Campaign Highlights Outpouring of Community Support During COVID-19

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | June 2, 2020 |

A Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce campaign to highlight the contributions being made in the region during the COVID-19 pandemic has drawn attention to the generous spirit for which the Greater Lansing region has always been known. Dozens of organizations and their employees have rallied in recent weeks to support those in need during the…

Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Applauds Gov. Whitmer’s Announcement That Region 5 Can Move to the Next Phase in Restarting the Economy

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | June 1, 2020 |

Governor Gretchen Whitmer today announced that Michigan’s Region 5 is advancing to the Phase 4: IMPROVING status under her Michigan Safe Start Plan for relaunching the economy. The following statement of support of the Governor’s announcement can be attributed to Steven Japinga, vice president public affairs, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce: “We appreciate Governor Whitmer…

Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Statement Regarding the Passing of Jack Davis

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | May 28, 2020 |

The following statement regarding the passing today of Jack Davis can be attributed to Tim Daman, President and CEO, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce: “The passing of Jack Davis is a huge loss for the Greater Lansing region. Jack was the epitome of a true community leader. In addition to being a highly successful attorney…

RELAUNCH Greater Lansing Task Force Guide Offers Blueprint for Restarting Business Operations Post Covid-19

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | May 26, 2020 |

A task force consisting of prominent and trusted leaders from multiple industry sectors in Greater Lansing has developed a comprehensive resource guide that will serve as a blueprint for employers as they restart their businesses in the next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. The RELAUNCH Greater Lansing: Economic Rehabilitation Task Force created the resource guide…

LEAP, TCRPC, LRCC, CAPCOG Shape Collective, Lansing Regional EDA CARES, Positioning Lansing To Receive Fair Share Of Funding Through NOFO Program

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | May 14, 2020 |

Dear Local Partner: In light of the FY 2020 Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) announced last week by the Economic Development Administration (EDA), the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), Tri-County Regional Planning Commission (TCRPC), Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) and Capital Council of Governments (CAPCOG) have shaped a…

Congressional Letter Sent to DOT opposing Delta Request

By kteribery@lansingchamber.org | May 13, 2020 |

The following is a letter sent to the Department of Transportation by Senator Stabenow along with Senator Peters, Congresswoman Slotkin, and Congressmen Kildee and Upton.  Dear Assistant Secretary Szabat: On April 27, 2020, Delta Airlines filed with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) a request for exemption from service requirements for nine airports across the…