Public Policy News
Here you’ll find out who’s making the decisions shaping our community: Policy-makers are always busy creating new ways to advance the Madison region. Stay informed on the latest policies that may impact the way you do business.
A recent City of Madison proposal could have a dramatic impact on future development projects. If adopted, the ordinance could require – for instances where the city provides financial assistance for a project – that the recipient employer enter into a private agreement stating their employees’ preference as to whether they want to be represented by a labor organization for…read more →
MADISON – The Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC) and the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce joined together to urge Wisconsin state legislators to look for ways to reduce Governor Scott Walker’s proposed $300 million cut to the University of Wisconsin System. Together the two chambers represent more than 3,000 businesses in Wisconsin and hundreds of thousands of employees in…read more →
MADISON – The Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors announced today its endorsement decisions for Madison Common Council. With representation from some of Greater Madison’s most prominent – as well as emerging – companies, an endorsement from the Chamber Board signals a candidate’s strength on business issues and vision to grow Madison’s economy. Chamber President Zach Brandon noted…read more →
The Chamber’s Small Business Advisory Council (SBAC) will be adding new members in 2015. As an advisory committee to the Chamber Board of Directors and Mayor of Madison, the SBAC plays an important role in addressing topics important to small businesses throughout Greater Madison. To learn more, contact Gillean Kitchen or submit an application today!
MADISON – The Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce announced the remaining early-stage companies joining the summer delegation to pitch in front of prominent venture capital firms in Silicon Valley. The four fast-growing businesses were selected by partner organizations and join Brian Jensen, president of Fishidy and winner of the inaugural Pressure Chamber, which debuted at neXXpo: Business in Fast Forward….read more →