Category: Federal

Statement from NM Chamber Alliance on President Trump’s Support of Soo Locks

On Wednesday, May 2nd, Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance Director of Government Relations Kent Wood issued the following statement in response to the comments of President Donald Trump regarding the construction of a new large Soo Lock. Sault Ste. Marie, MI – “On behalf of…

One-Time Increase For H-2B Nonimmigrant Visas for FY 2017

The Departments of Homeland Security and Labor published a final rule on July 19, 2017 that increased cap on H-2B nonimmigrant visas by up to 15,000 additional visas through the end of the federal government’s 2017 fiscal year, which ends on Sept. 30, 2017….

Alliance Calls For Restoration Of Great Lakes Program

In a series of meetings with legislators and staff in Washington, DC, in early March, the Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance urged legislators to reinstate $300 million in funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) – a program that infuses Michigan’s shoreline and water…

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