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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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Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce to Celebrate Small Business Saturday® with Local Small Businesses

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) is honored to support the small business community in the tri-county region for Small Business Saturday this Saturday, Nov. 27. Created in 2010 by American Express, the annual observance occurs the Saturday after Thanksgiving and supports small businesses nationwide to make a local and positive economic impact during…

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Ngage Management CEO Tobi Lyon Selected as 2022 ATHENA PowerLink Recipient

Tobi Lyon, founder and CEO of Ngage Management, has been selected as the 2022 ATHENA PowerLink (APL) recipient by the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC). APL is a national mentoring program that connects chosen women business owners with a skilled advisory panel. The specified panel of advisors will donate an estimated $25,000 value of business consultation…

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Michigan Employers Voice Strong Objections Regarding Impact of Federal Vaccine Mandate on State Businesses

The Listen to MI Business coalition says plan threatens economic recovery with one of most expansive federal mandates in history Michigan’s coalition of leading employer advocates, Listen to MI Business, today announced it has strong objections to President Biden’s divisive and burdensome vaccine mandate – with 490 pages of just-released rules – impacting thousands of Michigan…

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Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Endorsed Candidates Celebrate Election Night Success

The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee (LRC-PAC) endorsed candidates were overwhelmingly successful during the Nov. 2 general election. The LRC-PAC had five endorsed candidates winning their election during the 2021 cycle. “Our endorsements for the November election were for those who were willing to work collaboratively to identify and implement innovative strategies…

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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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Michelle Massey Named 2021 ATHENA Leadership Award Recipient

TechSmith Executive to Be Honored Dec. 2 at ATHENA Awards Luncheon Michelle Massey, vice president of community outreach and customer support at TechSmith, will be recognized Dec. 2 as the recipient of the 2021 ATHENA Leadership Award. Massey will be honored by the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) at the annual ATHENA Awards luncheon,…

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New Statewide Business Coalition Launched In Response To Biden Vaccine Mandate

MEDIA ADVISORY On Monday, Oct. 18, business leaders from across the state will launch a new Michigan coalition – Listen to MI Business – in response to President Biden’s new COVID vaccine mandate on any job providers with 100 employees or more.  When: Monday, Oct. 18, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Where: Virtually Via Zoom CLICK HERE…

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