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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 the Chamber’s Director of Communications, Jim Martinez, at

  • Detroit emerges from nation’s largest municipal bankruptcy

    Los Angeles Times: December 11, 2014

    The nation’s largest municipal bankruptcy ended Wednesday when the lawyer overseeing Detroit’s fiscal recovery declared the crisis over and gave elected officials control of their own budget for the first time in 20 months, a deal made possible in large part by the city’s exquisite art collection.

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  • Numbers show Metro Detroit is making progress

    Detroit News: December 11, 2014

    When you’ve been as deeply in the hole as southeast Michigan was over the past decade, it’s sometimes hard to tell how rapidly you’re climbing out. A new report from the Detroit Regional Chamber suggests the region is making solid economic progress.

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  • Detroit Regional Chamber report mostly upbeat

    Detroit Free Press: December 11, 2014

    “Over the past five years, there has not been a more compelling economic development story than that of the Detroit region,” the report begins. “The domestic automotive industry re-engineered from the brink of collapse now exceeds pre-recession production levels. Detroit’s historic exit from bankruptcy has changed the city from the symbol of urban decay to the nation’s underdog upstart.”

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  • Southeast Michigan’s GDP grew 14 percent since 2009

    Crain’s Detroit Business: December 11, 2014

    Detroit Regional Chamber releases its first state of the region report, giving stats on education, entrepreneurship, income and more

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  • Chamber opens registration for 2015 policy conference

    The Detroit Free Press: November 26, 2014

    The 2015 Detroit Regional Chamber policy conference on Mackinac Island will focus on talent development, urban revitalization, and regional cohesion.

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