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FROM Georgia News, Legislative Updates · Mar 23, 2018

Georgia Business Action Network Legislative Update- March 23, 2018

Georgia Chamber Announces “8 for 18” Launch On Wednesday, March 21, the Georgia Chamber launched its “8for18” website. In anticipation of the upcoming 2018 elections, the Chamber issued its eight-question statewide candidate assessment to Gubernatorial and Lieutenant Governor candidates. Candidate responses and additional information about the “8 for 18” initiative can be found on the… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Mar 22, 2018

Georgia Chamber of Commerce Issues Its Statewide Candidate Assessment

As the Chamber’s official statewide prosperity agenda, the “8 for 18” priorities addresses eight of the state’s most pressing economic issues. The initiative proposes areas of focus to improve the quality of life and business climate across the state. Additionally, it serves as a legislative strategy to advance economic prosperity and inform political candidates on issues of importance to… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Legislative Updates · Mar 9, 2018

GBAN Legislative Update- March 9, 2018

Legislative Calendar   This week, the Georgia General Assembly convened Monday, Wednesday, Friday completing 32 legislative days of the 40-day session. Next week, the Georgia General Assembly will reconvene on Monday, March 12 and also work Wednesday and Thursday. Action Alert: House Resolution 993: Constitutional Amendment to create business court with statewide jurisdiction Chamber Position: SUPPORT; SCORECARD… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Mar 8, 2018

The Chamber Connection –February 26, 2018

STATE HOUSE ANNOUNCES TRANSIT LEGISLATION Georgia Chamber and GTA back House Transportation Bill. GEORGIA CHAMBER AND GTA SUPPORT TRANSIT BILL Georgia House transit bill seeks to improve 13 metro Atlanta Counties. CHAMBER INSIGHTS The Georgia Chamber has partnered with DNR to provide a post disaster recovery resource! INVESTOR BENEFITS Learn more about how you can take advantage… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Mar 8, 2018

The Chamber Connection – February 9, 2018

GEORGIA CHAMBER & GLR SUPPORT HR 993 Click here to learn more about the Chamber’s efforts to establish a statewide business court. GENERAL ASSEMBLY PASSES HOUSE BILL 150 With the help of the Georgia Chamber, lawmakers extend sunset to continue GDOT program. CHAMBER INSIGHTS Ever wonder what the difference between a state and local chamber… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Mar 8, 2018

The Chamber Connection – January 26, 2018

FIRST MAJOR TRADE ACTION OF 2018 Trump administration applies 30% tariffs to solar panels. CANDIDATES PRIORITIZE TRANSPORTATION Gubernatorial candidates name transportation a legislative priority. AFFILIATE UPDATE Catch up on what our affiliates have been up to lately and how to get involved.  INVESTOR BENEFITS Take advantage of the exclusive benefits that come with your Chamber membership! NEW… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Legislative Updates · Mar 2, 2018

GBAN Legislative Update- March 2, 2018

Legislative Calendar This week, the Georgia General Assembly convened Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday completing 29 legislative days of the 40-day session. Wednesday marked “crossover day”, the last day a bill can pass its chamber of origin in order to be considered by the other legislative body. Next week, the Georgia General Assembly will reconvene on… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Legislative Updates · Feb 23, 2018

GBAN Legislative Update February 23, 2018

Action Alert: House Resolution 993: Constitutional Amendment to create business court with statewide jurisdiction Chamber Position: SUPPORT Bill Author: Representative Chuck Efstration (Dacula) HR 993 proposes an amendment to the Georgia Constitution that would establish a business court with statewide jurisdiction. If enacted and approved by voters in November, this court would provide specialized resolution of… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Legislative Updates · Feb 16, 2018

GBAN Legislative Update – February 16, 2018

Action Alert: House Resolution 993: Constitutional Amendment to create business court with statewide jurisdiction Chamber Position: SUPPORT Bill Author: Representative Chuck Efstration (Dacula) HR 993 proposes an amendment to the Georgia Constitution that would establish a business court with statewide jurisdiction. If enacted and approved by voters in November, this court would provide specialized resolution of… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Legislative Updates · Feb 9, 2018

GBAN Legislative Update – February 9, 2018

Legislative Calendar This week, the Georgia General Assembly convened Monday through Thursday completing eighteen legislative days of the 40-day session.The General Assembly will reconvene on Monday, February 12, and work through Thursday. Chamber Scorecard Legislation House Resolution 993: Constitutional Amendment to create business court with statewide jurisdiction Chamber Position: SUPPORT Bill Author: Representative Chuck Efstration… Continue Reading