Detroit Regional Chamber’s Political Action Committee Announces Endorsement of U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow in General Election

DETROIT, October 18, 2012 – Today, the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Political Action Committee (PAC) Board of Directors announced its endorsement of U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow in the general election in Michigan. “Debbie Stabenow has been a tremendous champion for Michigan in Congress,” said Brad Williams, vice president of government relations for the Detroit Regional Chamber.

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Connection Point Among Talent Partners Awarded $2.19 Million Grant to Grow Regional Contract Manufacturing Base in Southeast Michigan

DETROIT, October 11, 2012 – The Detroit Regional Chamber’s Connection Point is among partners including the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center, National Center for Manufacturing Sciences and Workforce Intelligence Network for Southeast Michigan (WIN) that were recently awarded $2.19 million over three years through the federal Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge for Advanced Manufacturing.

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Detroit Regional Chamber Announces 2012 Leadership Detroit Award Winners Recognizing Difference Makers

DETROIT, October 10, 2012 – Today, the Detroit Regional Chamber announces winners of the 2012 Leadership Detroit awards recognizing individuals who are creating positive change in the region. Recipients of the Inspirational Leader, Lifelong Leader and Emerging Leadership awards will be recognized at a ceremony tomorrow, October 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. on the M@dison Building rooftop in Detroit.

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Detroit Regional Chamber’s Political Action Committee Announces General Election Endorsements in Congressional Races

DETROIT, September 24, 2012 – Today, the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Political Action Committee (PAC) Board of Directors announced endorsements in congressional races for the general election in Michigan. “Having a strong Congressional bipartisan delegation fighting for us in Washington is crucial to maintaining Michigan’s economic recovery,” said the Chamber’s Vice President of Government Affairs Brad Williams.

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Detroit Regional Chamber’s Political Action Committee Announces Endorsements for the Michigan House, Supreme Court

DETROIT, September 20, 2012 – Today, the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Political Action Committee (PAC) announced endorsements for the Michigan House of Representatives and the Michigan Supreme Court for the general election. The Detroit Regional Chamber PAC Board of Directors regularly meets to identify and support pro-business candidates and policies that support the Chamber’s public policy priorities.

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Governor Snyder’s Proposal Latest Step in Modernizing Health Insurance

As organizations and businesses adjust to the Affordable Care Act, Governor Rick Snyder continued his proactive approach today, unveiling a proposal to modernize health insurance regulation. The proposal ensures that the state’s largest health insurance provider – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) – is regulated like all other health insurers as federal health care reforms are implemented.

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Funds Exist to Perform Vital Service to U.S. Ports but 30% Spening Cut Looms

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 20, 2012 – A potential economic storm is brewing around the nation’s ports and harbors because Congress may not adequately finance vital dredging programs even though there are more than sufficient funds available. “America already faces a severe dredging crisis that undermines the effectiveness of our nation’s transportation system,” said Ed Wolking, director of the Great Lakes Metro Chambers Coalition.

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