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Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Applauds State Senate Action On Road Funding Plan



LANSING, Mich., June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement by Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley regarding a road funding plan reported out of committee by the Michigan Senate.

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce is a statewide business organization representing approximately 6,600 employers, trade associations and local chambers of commerce. The Michigan Chamber represents businesses of every size and type in all 83 counties of the state. The Michigan Chamber was established in 1959 to be an advocate for Michigan's job providers in the legislative, political and legal process.

"We applaud Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof (Grand Haven) and his caucus for their leadership and for taking action to develop a meaningful package of legislation to fix Michigan's crumbling roads."

"Maintaining Michigan's transportation infrastructure is a core function of state government and lawmakers need to take bold action now to fix the roads. The Senate plan represents another positive step in the legislative process and we are pleased the Senate is taking action before July 4th."

"Going forward, we are optimistic that legislative leaders can work together to resolve differences between the House and Senate to pass a comprehensive solution to the road funding problem before Labor Day."

The Michigan Chamber is a statewide business organization representing approximately 6,700 employers, trade associations and local chambers of commerce. The Michigan Chamber represents businesses of every size and type in all 83 counties of the state. Michigan Chamber member businesses provide jobs to 1.5 million residents. One of every 2.6 employees in Michigan works for a Chamber member firm. The Michigan Chamber was established in 1959 to be an advocate for Michigan's job providers in the legislative, political and legal process.

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SOURCE Michigan Chamber of Commerce


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