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 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 →
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 →
Madison Schools Superintendent Dan Nerad released the final version of his plan to address the significant racial gaps in student achievement. The new version of the plan proposes $5.8 million in new spending next year and $55.6 million over the next five years. Kevin Little, the Chamber’s Director of Public Policy, participated in the news conference alongside Nerad, Madison Common…read more →