July 1: Chamber PAC Endorses David Trott for 11th Congressional District; Applauds Detroit City Council for Approving M-1 Rail Agreements

Building on its efforts to identify and support pro-economic development candidates from both sides of the aisle, the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Political Action Committee (PAC) Board recently endorsed David Trott (R-Birmingham) for the 11th Congressional District. Trott got a first-hand look at what it means to be a member of Congress when he served on the staff of former Congressman William Broomfield (R-Royal Oak) in the 1980s. Continue Reading

June 10: Michigan Senate Approves Detroit Bankruptcy Legislation; Detroit Free Press Endorses ‘Yes’ Vote on Proposal 1

Chamber Applauds Michigan Senate’s Approval of Detroit Bankruptcy Legislation The Detroit Regional Chamber applauds the Michigan Senate’s approval of the Detroit bankruptcy settlement legislation last week. With Governor Rick Snyder’s signature, this legislation will provide $194.8 million toward Detroit’s bankruptcy Continue Reading Continue Reading

May 21: New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to Provide Unique Insight to Detroit Revitalization; Mackinac Policy Conference Registration Closes Today at Noon

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to Provide Unique Insight to Detroit Revitalization The Chamber announced Mitch Landrieu, mayor of New Orleans, as a keynote speaker at the 2014 Mackinac Policy Conference, beginning a critical discussion on urban revitalization. As cities Continue Reading Continue Reading