News Coverage

The Detroit Regional Chamber plays a key role for business on a local and national stage. For more information about this and other media coverage, contact the Chamber’s Director of Communications, Jim Martinez, at jmartinez@detroitchamber.com.

  • Chamber’s Maureen Krauss Shares Importance of Regionalism on Michigan Business Beat

    Michigan Business Beat: August 27, 2015

    Maureen Krauss, the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Vice President of Economic Development – Business Attraction, was on Michigan Business Beat with Chris Holman to share why a regional focus is critical to economic development in metro Detroit. Speaking from the Michigan Economic Developers Association’s Annual Meeting, Krauss makes the case for capitalizing on shared assets to attract greater global investment.

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  • Detroit Regional Chamber to Campaign Against Push to Hike State Corporate Income Tax to Fix Roads

    Crain’s Detroit Business: August 17, 2015

    “You can’t fix this (roads) problem by creating a new one,” said Brad Williams, the chamber’s government relations vice president. “This proposal is going to create a huge one….Businesses have many choices” on where to locate. If this goes through, Michigan’s going to be a less-desirable choice.”

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  • YFS Automotive Systems Investing $26.9M, Creating 160 Jobs In Detroit

    Business Facilities: August 7, 2015

    YFS Automotive Systems, Inc. is expanding its U.S. manufacturing operations and creating 160 new jobs in Detroit, investing $26.9 million in a new facility to design, test, and manufacture automotive fuel system components.

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  • EPA rules would limit Michigan manufacturing

    The Detroit News: August, 3, 2015

    The economic impact of Great Lakes manufacturers is world renowned. It is home to 123,000 manufacturers and their 5 million employees. It is the heart of this nation’s manufacturing base, accounting for 35 percent of U.S. manufacturing output and 42 percent of U.S. manufacturing jobs. Unfortunately, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed Clean Power Plan threatens this productivity just as the industry has come back.

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  • What Do Entrepreneurs Want From (The Rest Of) The Business Community?

    Daily Detroit: July 30, 2015

    In the year since I started my gig at the Detroit Regional Chamber I’ve been working to answer that question; diving into Detroit’s vast, sometimes fragmented, and always exciting entrepreneurial community to see where we as an organization could be more collaborative and supportive.

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    • jmartinez@detroitchamber.com
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