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

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

October 5, 2017

MAC Congratulates the 2017 Atlanta E3 Awards Winners Honoring Atlanta Business Leaders Promoting Regional Economy and Environment... Read More

September 28, 2017

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The Metro Atlanta Chamber Public Policy team is eagerly awaiting the fifth annual Atlanta E3 Awards, which will be held on October 4, 2017 at the Marriot Marquis. This year the Metro Atlanta Chamber received a record number of applicants, which made judging incredibly difficult.... Read More

September 28, 2017

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United Way of Greater Atlanta and the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services, in partnership with the Metro Atlanta Chamber, Annie E. Casey Foundation and Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice, held the second event in the Making Youth Employment Work series.... Read More

September 19, 2017

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The Committee for a Better Atlanta partnered with The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation with support from Central Atlanta Progress and the Metro Atlanta Chamber to host a morning session on affordable housing.... Read More

September 18, 2017

With feedback from the Better Standards Coalition, of which the Metro Atlanta Chamber is a part, echoing Governor Deal's comments about lack of ambition in the plan, many educators and policy advocates are questioning if Georgia's ESSA plan is strong enough for our kids.... Read More