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July 28: Baruah: Pending CARES Act Legislation Must Include Aid To State And Local Governments

Detroit Free Press: Whitmer: Senate GOP coronavirus relief package has no help for states

WOOD TV: Michigan eyes creeping positive test rate as Whitmer calls for more federal aid

WLNS: Governor Whitmer calls on Trump and Congress to pass recovery plan

FOX 17: State officials call on federal government for more coronavirus relief aid


WWJ Radio: Gov. Whitmer urged to keep auto plants running; High school sports will be back

Detroit Free Press: Gov. Whitmer issues warning to auto industry: How it’s reacting

DBusiness: Report: Metro Detroit Immigrants Essential to COVID-19 Response Effort


July 9: The Detroit Regional Chamber Launches the #MaskUpMichigan campaign to Keep Businesses Open 

Bridge Magazine: Q&A with Sandy Baruah: ‘To keep businesses open, wear a mask’

Crain’s Detroit Business: Commentary: Mask up, Michigan, keep our businesses open


Bridge Magazine: Michigan may soon move to shield businesses from coronavirus lawsuits

Detroit Free Press: Manuel ‘Matty’ Moroun, controversial owner of Ambassador Bridge, dies at 93

The Detroit News: Manuel ‘Matty’ Moroun, owner of Ambassador Bridge, dead at 93


June 30: Chamber To Provide 5,000 Masks To Small Business Members In Need Through UniFirst Partnership


FOX 2 Detroit: Detroit, Pontiac Businesses Get PPE Donation

The Oakland Press: Thank you: Little Caesars donating 40,000 pizza kits; UniFirst Corporation donates face masks

The Royal Oak Tribune: Thank you: Little Caesars donating 40,000 pizza kits; UniFirst Corporation donates face masks

WDET: US Adds 4.8 Million Jobs In June, But Mixed Indicators for Michigan


June 9: Detroit Regional Chamber Announces Plans For 2020 Events, Will Not Convene In-Person Gatherings Of 50+ This Year


Sandy Baruah on Michigan’s Big Show with Michael Patrick Shiels

Listen to “Sandy Baruah, President and CEO of the Detroit Regional Chamber” on Spreaker.


Sandy Baruah on The Paul W. Smith Show


US News & World Report: Detroit Regional Chamber Cancels Mackinac Policy Conference

AP: Detroit Regional Chamber cancels Mackinac Policy Conference

MLive: Mackinac Policy Conference canceled amid concerns of coronavirus resurgence

Crain’s Detroit: Detroit chamber cancels August Mackinac Policy Conference

Detroit News: Regional chamber cancels Mackinac Policy Conference, other events

Click on Detroit:  Rescheduled Mackinac Policy Conference officially cancelled due to coronavirus

WWJ Newsradio: 2020 Mackinac Policy Conference Canceled Due To Coronavirus

Detroit Free Press: Mackinac Policy Conference canceled by Detroit Regional Chamber

9&10 News: 2020 Mackinac Policy Conference Canceled Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Crain’s: Corporate leaders aim to address racial equity as America reels from police killing, wave of protests

MLive: Gov. Whitmer to lift stay-at-home order, allow in-person dining at Michigan restaurants

Detroit Free Press: US Justice Department intervenes in lawsuit opposing Whitmer’s coronavirus orders

MLive: Sunday, May 31: Latest developments on coronavirus in Michigan

MLive: After 102 executive orders, confusion is commonplace on what’s allowed in Michigan and what isn’t

Yahoo! Business: An unemployment surge in swing states is endangering Trump’s re-election chances

Fox 2 Detroit: Detroit Promise still helping students go to college for free during the pandemic


May 20: Detroit Regional Chamber Releases Findings From New Statewide Poll Of Michigan Voters


Yahoo Finance: An unemployment surge in swing states is endangering Trump’s re-election chances

Detroit Free Press: US Justice Department intervenes in lawsuit opposing Whitmer’s coronavirus orders

Financial Times: Trump looks to base to shore up support in Michigan 

WWJ NewsRadio 950: Detroit Regional Chamber Poll 

WWJ NewsRadio 950: Detroit Regional Chamber Poll 

WXYZ TV 7: Spotlight on the News

Cadillac News: For some, the question of whether or not to wear a mask is about more than health

Detroit Free Press: Sen. Ed McBroom: U.P. can lead Michigan to normalcy

The Washington Post: Power Up: Trump’s risky pandemic behavior continues in must-win Michigan

NY Times: In Michigan Visit, Trump Forgoes Criticism and Talks About the Economy and the Flood

NY Times: Your Advice for the Class of 2020, Trump has talked a lot about Michigan. Today, he visited.

Michigan Radio: Judge rules governor can continue emergency declarations without legislative approval

Detroit Free Press, Lansing State Journal: In Michigan visit, Trump calls for Americans to get back to work, expects ‘epic’ comeback

Detroit Free Press, Lansing State Journal: Michigan retail, showrooms, medical, dental services to reopen with rules

Daily Detroit: Michigan’s Dam Problems, New Poll Shows Massive Support For Whitmer, Fireworks Has New Date

Newsweek: Michigan Voters Back Gov. Whitmer’s Handling of COVID-19 Over Donald Trump’s: Poll

WJR News Talk 760 AM:  “The Paul W. Smith Show”

Crain’s Detroit Business: Poll: Michigan residents in no rush to take up ‘nonessential’ activities

Detroit Free Press: Poll: Republican men in Michigan hold far different views of pandemic compared to others

WLNS-TV, Online: New poll shows voter support for Governor Whitmer during pandemic

WDIV Local 4: New poll shows strong support for Michigan Gov. Whitmer’s handling of COVID-19 pandemic

Dbusiness: Poll: Majority of Respondents Approve of Whitmer’s Handling of COVID-19, Ready to Return to Work

MSN: Poll: Republican men in Michigan hold far different views of pandemic compared to others

Fox 2 Detroit: New poll finds growing approval for Gov. Whitmer’s COVID-19 response, widening partisan views of pandemic


Sandy Baruah on Sirius XM Business Town Hall with Dan Loney


DBusiness: March – April 2020 Commentary

Fortune: This Fortune 500 company’s ‘reopening playbook’ is available for free—and has been downloaded 25,000 times

Bridge Magazine: When will Gov. Whitmer reopen Michigan? It’s complicated. And a bit vague.

MLive: West Michigan sheriff to speak at protest against Whitmer’s stay-home order

Detroit Free Press: Here’s what’s fueling state Capitol protesters to keep showing up

MLive: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer hopes to allow small gatherings in Michigan after May 28

The Detroit News: Automakers prep new safety measures for workers’ Monday return

Macomb Daily: Downward trend of local COVID-19 cases continues

DBusiness: COVID-19 Update: Financial Institutions Help Small Businesses with PPP Loans, New $1.5M Small Business Fund, Detroit Chamber Offers Restart Michigan Resources, and More

Detroit Metro Times: Michiganders are growing restless of Whitmer’s stay-at-home order, according to cellphone data

Washington Post: Armed militia helped a Michigan barbershop open, a coronavirus defiance that puts Republican lawmakers in a bind


Detroit Public TV: Sandy Baruah – President & CEO – Detroit Regional Chamber


Fox 2 Detroit: Auto suppliers go back to work as Michigan manufacturing begin restart amid COVID-19

MLive: 7 questions we still have about Michigan’s plan to reopen the economy

WWJ News Radio: Chamber’s Restart Michigan Webinar with PWC: Returning To The Workplace Safely In The New Normal

U.S. News & World Report: GM Has Had No Transmission of COVID-19 in Plants With New Safety Protocols

Michigan Radio: ‘V,’ ‘U,’ or ‘W’: What could be the shape of Michigan’s economic recovery?

Detroit Free Press: GM’s VP of global manufacturing discusses restart after shutdown from COVID-19

Reuters: GM has had no transmission of COVID-19 in plants with new safety protocols

Detroit Free Press: Michigan Manufacturing Can Resume Production Monday, Auto Plants to Restart May 18

The Detroit News: Whitmer Allowing Michigan Factories to Restart Work Next Week

Fox 2 Detroit: Auto suppliers go back to work as Michigan manufacturing begin restart amid COVID-19

Business Insider: Detroit-Area Residents Will be Transported to COVID-19 Testing in Modified Honda Odyssey Minivans

Detroit Free Press: Letter to Whitmer Pleads for Auto Suppliers to Restart Sooner than Detroit Three

MLive: Michigan’s Approach to Reopening the Economy ‘Slow, Steady and Safe’

WJR News Talk 760 AM: Chamber CEO Sandy Baruah Joins “The Paul W. Smith Show”

WXYZ TV-7: March Travel at Detroit Metro Airport Down 52%, Could be Worse in April

Crain’s Detroit Business: Michigan Joins 7-State Midwest Coalition For Reopening Regional Economy

Detroit Free Press: Gov. Whitmer To Work With Midwest Governors On Reopening The Economy


Flashpoint: Keeping virus from going back and forth through US-Canada border


Bridge Magazine: Coronavirus Pandemic Extends Michigan Stay-at-Home Order Until End of April

Detroit Free Press: What Models are Predicting About Coronavirus Apex in Michigan

Detroit Free Press: Detroit Schools to Launch Online Learning as District Faces Problems with Data Plans

The Detroit News: Some Michigan Lawmakers Say ‘No Way’ to Session Amid Pandemic

FOX 2 Detroit: Detroit Regional Chamber Explains Resources for Businesses Rocked by Pandemic

Crain’s Detroit Business: Federal Small Biz Relief Program Off to a Bumpy Start

Bloomberg News: How to Handle $350 Billion in Loans? No One Knows

WDET 101.9 FM: Questions Surround Whitmer’s “Stay At Home” Executive Order

Michigan Business Network: Detroit Regional Chamber Guiding Businesses Through COVID-19

Detroit Free Press: Mackinac Conference Rescheduled for August Because of Coronavirus

MLive: How to Report if Your Non-essential Workplace is Still Open During Michigan’s Coronavirus Stay Home Order

The Detroit News: Michigan confirms more than 500 new COVID-19 cases, 19 more deaths

The Detroit News: Detroit area hospitals struggling with COVID-19 could repurpose big venues for capacity

The Detroit News: Detroit-area small businesses ‘making zero dollars’ in coronavirus crisis

WXYZ-TV 7 Spotlight on the News: Spotlight on the News: Michigan leaders Slotkin, Baruah & Mayes battle the Coronavirus pandemic

Detroit Free Press: Andiamo restaurateur Joe Vicari: ‘We will be out of business if this goes on’

WJR: Sandy K. Baruah joined Paul W. Smith for an update on the Detroit Regional Chamber’s COVID-19 response and resources available to businesses

Deadline Detroit, Craig Fahle Show: Sandy K. Baruah shared the latest on the Chamber’s Tele-Town Hall series to help businesses navigate COVID-19

 

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