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, 2017

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Over the last two weeks, the MAC Policy Team had the staff from the General Assembly come by for lunch to thank them for all the hard work they do all year round and especially during the legislative session. ... Read More

December 13, 2017

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The House Rural Development Council met today in Milledgeville at the Old State Capitol after months of meetings all across the state to discuss and adopt recommendations with the aim of empowering private business to grow jobs in rural Georgia and lift up the quality of life.... Read More

December 11, 2017

On December 8th, MAC was pleased to host the new School Turnaround Chief for the Georgia Department of Education as well as a panel of experts focusing on student work-based learning oppotunities.... Read More

December 6, 2017

The latest round of school grades had good news for some metro area schools.... Read More

December 4, 2017

A partnership of community and education organizations brought together Atlanta's two candidates for Mayor to discus their views on education.... Read More

October 31, 2017

The HOPE Career Grant extension will cover full tuition to selected students in automotive technology, aviation, construction, electrical line work and logistics - all high-demand fields in Georgia.... Read More

October 25, 2017

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This morning, the Metro Atlanta Chamber hosted a conversation on the importance of quality childcare.... Read More

October 24, 2017

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By Steve Lewis, managing partner, Troutman Sanders, LLP... Read More

October 24, 2017

Second ‘Your Talent, Your Future’ Assessment Shows Gains in Key Areas, More Opportunity for Improvement in Others ... Read More

October 24, 2017

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This morning, the partnership between Accenture and Metro Atlanta Chamber launched of the update Your Talent Your Future report. ... Read More

October 19, 2017

Georgia’s Quick Start program, remains poised as the best place for workforce training program in the U.S.... Read More

October 18, 2017

Two very helpful websites have been unveiled for Georgia. ... Read More

October 16, 2017

When visiting emerging tech companies as part of MAC's Backed By ATL initiative, a recurring observation by CEOs was that, while first-tier engineering talent is difficult to find anywhere, it is much easier to find here than in the Bay Area. ... Read More

October 9, 2017

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The Metro Atlanta Chamber announced the winners of the 2017 Atlanta E3 Awards during a breakfast event at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis on October 4, 2017. In the E3 Awards’ fifth year, the event saw the highest number of applicants thus far with over 170 nominations. ... Read More