Your Voice In Public Policy
The Government Relations division of the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce works to enhance the business environment in the Greater Lansing region by advocating for pro business legislation and policy.
Local elections, led by the race for Mayor of Lansing and four seats on the Lansing City Council, will highlight the agenda for the Lansing Regional Chamber Political Action Committee (LRC-PAC) in 2013. The LRC-PAC is expected to be actively involved in endorsing and providing financial support in several key races. “The Lansing City Council is the governing body of the largest municipality in the region. The effectiveness of this body and the economic health of the city impacts the...
New State Representative Tom Leonard (R-District 93-DeWitt) is settling into his office and getting right down to business at the State Capitol. The Majority Caucus vice chair says it’s been a whirlwind getting adjusted to his new schedule, but he is excited and ready to get to work. His number one focus will primarily be on how to continue to create more jobs and improve Michigan’s economy. He understands that while there is no silver bullet answer, Michigan is uniquely...
Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Lauds Michigan Voters for Defeating Special Interest- Backed Ballot Proposals
The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) credited Michigan voters for their wisdom in defeating several of the special interest-backed ballot proposals on the November general election ballot. Five of the six proposals that were soundly defeated were placed on the ballot by petition drives funded by special interest groups. “Michigan citizens demonstrated their desire to protect their Constitution from special interest groups that tried to make an end-run around the...