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

May 16, 2019

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MAC’s Public Policy team, members of the General Assembly, and state staff visited the THINC College & Career Academy and Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) last week to learn about the unique relationship between the two organizations.... Read More

April 17, 2019

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Today was the second in our Greenlight on Sustainability series to feature the winners from the 2018 E3 Awards. Featuring Mercedes-Benz Stadium and Roadie. ... Read More

April 2, 2019

On Tuesday, April 2nd, the 2019 session of the Georgia General Assembly came to a close around midnight.... Read More

March 15, 2019

In today’s AJC, Amy Lancaster-King, MAC’s director of Workforce Development, discusses important data that reveals students’ interests and aptitudes that will help address the skills gap.... Read More

March 13, 2019

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Yesterday, MAC's Public Policy team joined Comcast in co-hosting more than 20 legislators serving on Georgia's House Economic Development and Tourism Committee as they visited The Battery Atlanta and Comcast Regional Headquarters... Read More

March 8, 2019

On Thursday, March 7, the Georgia General Assembly met for the 28th legislative day, also known as “Crossover Day.” This is the final day for bills to pass out of the chamber in which they were introduced. Bills that fail to pass are generally considered dead for the remainder of this session, but may be reconsidered next year.... Read More

January 24, 2019

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Want to know what's big in Education for the state of Georgia this year? ... Read More

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

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