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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.

Downtown Plan Moves Forward with Chamber Support

Chamber Executive Vice President Delora Newton testified before the Madison Plan Commission last night in support of the City’s draft Downtown Plan. Working with our partner organizations, we successfully advocated for changes in the draft plan to ensure it balances preservation with viable economic development and allows for innovation. The plan goes next to the Council for final approval. More…read more →

Delora Newton Appointed to Bus Rapid Transit Study Committee

Chamber Executive Vice President Delora Newton has been appointed to serve on two committees that will study the costs and feasibility of implementing a bus rapid transit (BRT) system in high capacity corridors in the Madison area. The BRT Oversight Committee will review possible BRT corridors, costs and connectivity to other transportation modes.  The Market Study Oversight Committee will review…read more →

UW-Madison to Open Office in Shanghai

A delegation of state and business leaders, led by UW-Madison Chancellor David Ward, will travel throughout China over the next two weeks. The purpose of the trip is to expand Wisconsin’s collaboration and engagement in China. A highlight of the trip will be the dedication of UW-Madison’s first overseas office in Shanghai. Ward says he hopes the visit will help…read more →

Block 100 Foundation Unveils New Design

Some good news to report this afternoon as representatives from the Block 100 Foundation unveiled a revised project design that would preserve existing landmark buildings and allow for construction of a new, modern building with mixed uses. Chamber President Jennifer Alexander praised the Frautschi family for their continued generosity and commitment to the community, and Mayor Soglin and other city…read more →

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