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.
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 →
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 →
Neil Heinin, Editorial Director of Madison Magazine, praises the tenure of our Chamber President, Jennifer Alexander, in his July editorial. He addresses leadership changes throughout the area and what it can mean for the future of the region.
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 →
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 →