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 Kelly Weatherwax, manager of communications at 313.596.0360.

  • Morouned Over the Detroit River

    July 15, 2018 – Wall Street Journal

    Mexico isn’t paying for that border wall, but Canada has volunteered to single-handedly finance a bridge to facilitate trade with the United States. Supporting this deal should be easy for the Trump Administration, but a family special interest has launched a last-ditch lobbying effort to persuade President Trump to block this shovel-ready, multibillion-dollar project.

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  • As Canada forges ahead on bridge project, trade tensions near a boil

    July 8, 2018 – Crain’s Detroit Business

    The Canadian government is forging ahead with construction of a new Detroit River bridge designed to enhance trade as economic relations between the longtime trading partners grow strained — and the crossing could become a bargaining chip.

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  • The Craig Fahle Show – Episode 70

    July 6, 2018 – The Craig Fahle Show

    Broadcasting live from the Buhl Bar in downtown Detroit! Starting the program with a discussion on tariffs, and the business response to the Trump policy. Also, discussing the Pruitt resignation. We know what day it is. That’s right, it’s Friday! The Friday Follies panel is Rick Paulger, Saeed Khan, and Steve Wilke.

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  • Chamber: Tariffs could cost Michigan $2.3 billion

    July 2, 2018 – The Detroit News

    President Trump’s plan to put tariffs of up to 25 percent on imports of cars and other foreign products could expose $2.3 billion worth of exported Michigan goods to retaliation, according to a new analysis from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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  • Population growth should be at top of next Mackinac agenda

    June 3, 2018 – Crain’s Detroit Business

    This year’s Mackinac Policy Conference sought to tackle some of Michigan’s most pressing issues — workforce, collaboration and social issues. These are all fine discussions and certainly highlight problems in Michigan’s growth, but they are ancillary to the state’s biggest impediment to economic growth.

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    • 313.596.0360
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