Michigan Chamber of Commerce Endorses Attorney General Bill Schuette In His Bid For Re-Election

LANSING, Mich., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsement of Attorney General Bill Schuette in his bid for re-election.

"We are very pleased to announce the Michigan Chamber endorses Attorney General Bill Schuette for re-election in 2014," said Jim Holcomb, Senior Vice President for Business Advocacy & General Counsel for the Michigan Chamber. "As Michigan's chief law enforcement officer, Bill Schuette has worked tirelessly to protect Michigan citizens  – and our state constitution."

"At the Michigan Chamber, we know good public policy helps drive job creation and business growth," Holcomb continued. "Since taking office in January 2011, Bill Schuette has stood up for the rule of law and the protections Michigan's constitution provides to the citizens of this state."

"Bill Schuette is a person of integrity, a champion of good public policy and dedicated to serving the public," noted Scott L. Holman, Chair of the Michigan Chamber Board of Directors and President & CEO of King Lake Wilderness, LLC, in Covington. "Bill Schuette has proven that he deserves to be re-elected for the Office of Attorney General."

The Michigan Chamber is a statewide business organization representing approximately 6,500 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. It is one of only six state chambers accredited by the U.S. Chamber and one of only four state chambers accredited with distinction.

SOURCE Michigan Chamber of Commerce

For further information: Jim Holcomb, Michigan Chamber of Commerce, (517) 371-2100