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

Georgia’s 2017 legislative session concluded last night, and while the final results were mixed, they were generally positive. Measures advancing MAC’s legislative priorities fared well, in the key areas of business climate, education/workforce, transportation and environment. ... Read More

May 18, 2017

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Today Governor Deal, GDOT head Russell McMurray, and US Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao gathered at the site of the I-85 bridge collapse for a ceremonial ribbon cutting for the reopening of the bridge. ... Read More

May 15, 2017

“The efficiency, speed and commitment shown by all involved in the repair of I-85 is worth applauding. The work done has given us a glimpse into our region’s resiliency.... Read More

May 15, 2017

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Applications for the 2017 Atlanta E3 Awards are open now ... Read More

May 12, 2017

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On Thursday morning, candidates running for Atlanta City Council President and Mayor participated in Committee for a Better Atlanta’s (CBA) candidate forums. ... Read More

May 10, 2017

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Tomorrow Committee for a Better Atlanta (CBA) will have its City Council President & Mayoral Candidate Forum at the Metro Atlanta Chamber. The forum will be streamed LIVE from the CBA Twitter. Click here to reach the stream. ... Read More

May 9, 2017

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Yesterday, the Committee for a Better Atlanta (CBA) hosted its first City Council Candidate Forum at the Metro Atlanta Chamber.... Read More

May 4, 2017

Metro Atlanta’s Region 3 workforce boards were recently awarded $400,000 from the High Demand Career Initiative Grant. ... Read More

April 26, 2017

With the success of the entertainment tax credit, policymakers are doing more to incentivize growth of the industry in Georgia.... Read More

April 26, 2017

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The Metro Atlanta Chamber invites you to participate in Committee for a Better Atlanta's 2017 City Council and Mayoral Candidate Forums. We hope these forums open dialogue and serve as an initial introduction between the candidates and the business community. ... Read More

April 24, 2017

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In partnership with InterNavigator, ChooseATL brings you ChooseATL After 5, the first program of its kind that focuses on giving interns at Atlanta-based companies an experience they will never forget. ... Read More

April 19, 2017

In the wake of the collapse of I-85 bridge at Piedmont, Atlanta's transportation and transit networks have been stressed. Transit advocates are hopeful these stresses will lead to a shift in thought. Read more from the AP. ... Read More

April 18, 2017

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By Katie Kirkpatrick, MAC Chief Policy Officer ... Read More

April 18, 2017

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Today civic, business and education leaders from across metro Atlanta launched, Learn4Life, an organization to align educational efforts and resources to ensure success for every child across five counties and eight school districts in the region.... Read More

March 13, 2017

Georgia Production Partnership, a not-for-profit coalition of companies and individuals who are active in the state’s film, video, music and interactive game industries, is hosting Film Day at the Capitol on Wednesday, March 15 at 9:00 AM in the South Wing. ... Read More