October 2, 2012: Regional Transit Crucial to Regional Economy; Chamber Returns from Gov.’s Trade Mission in China

Detroit Regional Chamber President and CEO Sandy K. Baruah co-wrote an op-ed in the Detroit Free Press last week with U.S. Rep. Gary Peters (D-MI 9) and metro Detroit American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations President Chris Michalakis on the importance of a system of regional transit to the regional economy.

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Nancy Kaffer: Bridge battle imbalance – a billionaire’s campaign vs. an underfunded effort

Detroit Free Press: September 27, 2012

The Detroit Regional Chamber supports the New International Trade Crossing. So does Business Leaders for Michigan. The Detroit Three automakers say the bridge is “vital” and “critical.” In fact, business support for a second, publicly owned span across the Detroit River is all but universal — save, obviously, for Ambassador Bridge owner Manuel (Matty) Moroun.

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