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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 Kelly Weatherwax, manager of communications at 313.596.0360.

  • Detroit chamber sets stage for gubernatorial debate at Mackinac Policy Conference

    Crain’s Detroit Business – April 26, 2018

    Ann Arbor businessman Shri Thanedar narrowly led former Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer in the race for the Democratic Party’s nomination for Michigan governor in a new poll the Detroit Regional Chamber commissioned ahead of next month’s Mackinac Policy Conference.

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  • Snyder leads 8-day trade mission in Europe

    April 20, 2018 – Crain’s Detroit Business

    Gov. Rick Snyder is in Vienna, Austria, on Thursday for the first part of an eight-day trade mission in Europe focused on spurring investment in manufacturing, mobility and tourism. The governor will attend a large technology trade fair in Germany and meet with dozens of business owners and government leaders in Austria, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. The mission trip began Wednesday and runs through next Wednesday, according to a news release from the Michigan Economic Development Corp.

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  • Flashpoint 4/8/18: Relaxed Fuel Standards Good for Automotive Industry But Don’t Discount Electrification

    April 8, 2018 – WDIV/Local 4

    Since the Feb. 14 Parkland, Florida, high school massacre, school threats have been on the rise across the nation, including here in Michigan. Also, the Trump administration has loosened mileage requirements for the auto industry, but is the move good or bad?

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  • Candidates for governor to debate at Mackinac conference

    March 3, 2018 – Crain’s Detroit Business

    The top contenders for governor in the Republican and Democratic primaries will share a stage at the Grand Hotel for joint debate on the final night of this year’s Mackinac Policy Conference. The Detroit Regional Chamber’s political action committee is sponsoring an 90-minute debate on May 31 for the top three candidates in both major parties vying to be the state’s next chief executive.

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  • Snyder: Michigan must change narrative for its future

    March 27, 2018 – The Detroit News

    Gov. Rick Snyder said it’s no secret Michigan has come a long way in the last eight years, with rising income and declining unemployment. “When need to change the narrative. Yes, we’re back. We need to talk about where we are going in the future,” Snyder said on Tuesday during the Detroit Regional Chamber’s “State of the State, Now and in the Future.”

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    • Weatherwax
    • Manager, Communications
    • 313.596.0360
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