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FROM Georgia News · May 17, 2017

Tifton Office Grand Opening

The Georgia Chamber celebrated the official opening of their first regional office in 102 years in Tifton, Georgia. With an incredibly successful turnout, attendees from all parts of Georgia gathered as the evening kicked-off with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by an open house and reception. Lithonia Lighting, Beaulieu Flooring, Ashley’s Business Solutions, and Aaron’s, Inc…. Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Apr 5, 2017

2017 Legislative Session Highlights

Keeping Georgia the number one state for business was the top priority of the Georgia Chamber Public Affairs team throughout the 2017 legislative session of the Georgia General Assembly. From improving Georgia’s legal climate, to ensuring our hospitals have the funding they need, the Georgia Chamber advocated for policies that will make our state a… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Feb 15, 2017

Special Master Hands Georgia Win in Water Wars

“I recommend that the Court deny Florida’s request for relief.” With that recommendation to the U. S. Supreme Court, Special Master Ralph Lancaster has brought to a close the latest episode in the long-running water wars between Florida and Georgia. The Special Master’s report stated that: “Florida has not proven by clear and convincing evidence… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Feb 15, 2017

Georgia Chamber Commends Governor Deal

The Georgia Chamber Commends Governor Deal, General Assembly on Senate Bill 70 The Georgia Chamber of Commerce applauds Governor Nathan Deal and his administration for their dedicated efforts to ensure that Georgia’s hospitals have the financial assistance they need. With Governor Deal’s signature of Senate Bill 70 on Monday, Georgia’s healthcare network will be able… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Jan 11, 2017

2017 Eggs & Issues Breakfast Recap

The Georgia Chamber Celebrates Start of 2017 Legislative Session The Georgia Chamber of Commerce was honored to host Georgians from all across the state for their annual Eggs & Issues Breakfast at the Georgia World Congress Center on January 10, 2017. State and federal lawmakers, business leaders, and guests gathered to kick-off the 2017 session… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Nov 17, 2016

2017 Policy Statements

“What’s good for business is good for Georgia” drives the policy and legislative direction of the Georgia Chamber and the Chamber’s Center for Competitiveness. The Chamber represents the unified voice of Georgia’s business community and is also an advocacy arm for businesses in the development and promotion of public policies to ensure the future of… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Nov 1, 2016

Opportunity School District

The business community understands that education and job creation are the most effective solutions to improve economic mobility and success. If Georgia can better educate its students, our state will see more jobs created locally and more companies choosing to locate here. These new jobs will do more to improve economic opportunity than any public… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Oct 20, 2016

Early Voting in Georgia Has Begun

Early in-person voting for this year’s presidential election has officially begun in the state of Georgia. Early voting started on Monday, October 17th and comes to an end on Friday, November 4th. Research indicates, voting before the General Election is popular amongst Georgians with nearly two million people voting early in the last presidential election…. Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Oct 11, 2016

Cyber Georgia @ Augusta University

  Cyber Georgia @ Augusta University Starts Tomorrow Augusta University & The Georgia Chamber Gather Leaders & Experts in Cyber Security ATLANTA – October 11, 2016 – Starting tomorrow, the nation’s foremost authorities in Cyber Security will convene at Augusta University for Cyber Georgia. This premiere event will bring together government, academia and industry experts… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Oct 8, 2016

Storm Victims Beware!

For Immediate Release STORM VICTIMS BEWARE Prevent yourself from falling victim to scammers ATLANTA – October 8, 2016 – In an attempt to take advantage of victims of property damage caused by natural disasters, “storm chasers” may ask that you assign your benefits to them in exchange for damage repair. The Georgia Chamber advises you… Continue Reading