Public Policy

Policy News & Updates

Metro Atlanta Chamber’s (MAC) core mission is to increase economic prosperity and job creation across the 29-county metro Atlanta region. As the #1 advocacy team in Georgia, the MAC Public Policy Team works to ensure Georgia policy makers understand the important issues impacting businesses in and around Atlanta.

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Public Policy

Policy News & Updates

Metro Atlanta Chamber’s (MAC) core mission is to increase economic prosperity and job creation across the 29-county metro Atlanta region. As the #1 advocacy team in Georgia, the MAC Public Policy Team works to ensure Georgia policy makers understand the important issues impacting businesses in and around Atlanta.

Latest Updates

December 13, 2018

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The Metro Atlanta Chamber attended a reception for a delegation of trade counselors from the European Union on Tuesday where Governor-Elect Brian Kemp was the guest of honor.... Read More

December 5, 2018

See the Metro Atlanta Chamber's 2019-2020 Policy Agenda ... Read More

November 7, 2018

Georgia’s General Election was held yesterday to determine statewide offices and members of the United States Congress and Georgia General Assembly. Just over 60% of registered voters turned out to cast a ballot.... Read More

November 6, 2018

Last night after hours of debate, the Atlanta City Council approved the proposal with developer CIM to revitalize the Gulch area Downtown. The Metro Atlanta Chamber applauds the Mayor and Atlanta City Council for taking the time to deliberate and pass such an impactful project.... Read More

October 30, 2018

Georgia is leaving almost $2 billion on the economic table according to a new report out today. The Metro Atlanta Chamber and the Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students (G.E.E.A.R.S.) issues a new report today that looked at the economic impact that child care issues are having on the state.... Read More

October 25, 2018

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Today the Metro Atlanta Chamber announced the winners of the 2018 Atlanta E3 Awards during a breakfast event at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta.... Read More

October 4, 2018

In advance of City Council’s October 15th meeting, the Metro Atlanta Chamber has provided a letter of support for the $5 billion Gulch deal, as well as independent resources to assist City Council as they assess the complex deal.... Read More

October 2, 2018

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Last week, the More MARTA project list was submitted to Mayor Bottoms for her review in advance of the full MARTA Board’s vote on October 4th.... Read More

September 27, 2018

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We told you about the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative last spring, and how the job fair that they put on was catered to the country’s “opportunity youth,” or those between the ages of 16 and 24 who are neither working or in school.... Read More

September 20, 2018

Georgia saw a full percentage point increase in high school graduation rates for the 2017-2018 year. ... Read More

September 10, 2018

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This month James Magazine has released their Top Lobbyists issue and we are proud to be named the #1 Business or Trade Association for the 3rd year in a row... Read More

August 29, 2018

The Public Service Commission regulates investor-owned utilities and helps ensure reliable and affordable service for customers in the electric, gas and telecom markets. On November 6, 2018, two of the five commission seats are up for election or re-election... Read More

August 28, 2018

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Last week, the 13th annual Georgia Environmental Conference convened in Jekyll Island for three days of packed programming... Read More

August 22, 2018

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Yesterday, More MARTA hosted an information session here at the Metro Atlanta Chamber for members of the business community... Read More

August 16, 2018

Earlier this week, the Board of Regents approved the first Nexus Degrees at Albany State and Columbus State. ... Read More

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