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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.

Health care and your business: Now what?

Get up-to-speed on today’s Supreme Court decision. Register for our free July 12 webinar, Health care and your business: Now what? This webinar will help you understand the Court’s decision, the impact to your business, the timeline and how to plan for the future. Barbara Zabawa - an attorney specializing in health care and employment law at Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek – will…read more →

Chamber Talking Signs with the City

Last week, an article regarding the Madison sign ordinance ran in the Wisconsin State Journal with the following quote: “Signs are important to all businesses,” said Delora Newton, executive vice president of the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. “The mayor is doing some positive things to improve the business climate in Madison, but changing the city’s enforcement policy at this…read more →

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 →

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