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Governor Walker announced today that Wisconsin would not create a state-run health care exchange and instead defer to the federal government on implementation. A key component of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the exchanges will be a place for small businesses and individuals to purchase health insurance. In a letter explaining his decision, the Governor said the long-term…read more →
Business Acumen, Community Knowledge and Proven Economic Development Success, coupled with Passion, Builds on Chamber’s Strong Foundation MADISON – After conducting a national search, the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce board of directors found its ideal candidate in its own backyard. Local leader Zach Brandon has been named president of the Chamber. Brandon, 39, replaces Jennifer Alexander, who is retiring…read more →
Last night the Madison Common Council approved the City’s 2013 operating budget. The final vote came after adoption of a comprehensive package of changes introduced by Council President Shiva Bidar-Sielaff and President Pro-Tem Chris Schmidt. The changes include restoring $900,000 in funds for Overture, making the city’s total contribution $1.75 million. While the final sum is less than the $2…read more →
Dear Chamber Members: It has been a privilege to serve the Greater Madison business community for nine years. The Greater Madison Chamber is a great organization with a dedicated staff, a wise board of directors, engaged ambassadors, a vital small business advisory council and most of all… wonderful members like you. I have had many different jobs in my career……read more →
Nothing is more important to the future of local businesses and to our community than educating our young people. They’re our future workers and our future citizens. You can be a part of shaping that future when you hire a Dane County youth apprentice. You’ll provide the real-world, on-the-job experience he or she needs to be a qualified candidate for work…read more →