U.S. Chamber of Commerce Endorses Mike Bishop for Congress

BRIGHTON, MI – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today endorsed Mike Bishop for Congress in Michigan’s 8th Congressional District.

“The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is proud to endorse Mike Bishop for Congress. Mike Bishop has a record of getting things done and will focus on economic issues that will create an environment for job creators to grow and hire,” said Rob Engstrom, Senior Vice President and National Political Director for the U.S. Chamber. “Mike Bishop has valuable experience as a leader in the state legislature and the private sector, and we are proud to stand with him.”

“It is an honor to be endorsed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is committed to cutting wasteful government spending, removing regulatory burdens, and enacting policies that allow free enterprise to lead,” said Mike Bishop. “We need to promote pro-growth policies that will allow job-creators to innovate and lead without being stifled by overregulation of government. I am proud to be endorsed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and will work hard to help enact policies that will improve our economy.”

Since Mike Bishop announced his campaign for Congress last month, he has been endorsed by several elected officials including Congressman Mike Rogers, Oakkland County Executive Brooks Patterson, Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard, and dozens of state legislators, local elected officials and grassroots leaders.

Mike Bishop is currently Chief Legal Officer for International Bancard Corporation and is also an Adjunct Professor at Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Prior to his first election in 1998, Bishop was a private practice attorney, serving families, small businesses, and local governments.

Mike Bishop lives in Rochester with his wife Cristina and their three children.

Mike Bishop is a conservative Republican running in Michigan’s 8th Congressional District.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than three million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. Its members range from mom-and-pop shops and local chambers to leading industry associations and large corporations.