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FROM Georgia News · Oct 6, 2016

Gov. Deal Issues Mandatory Evacuation

In preparation for Hurricane Matthew, Gov. Nathan Deal has issued a mandatory evacuation east of Interstate 95 for six coastal counties. The six counties include: Bryan, Chatham, Liberty, McIntosh, Glynn and Camden. Along with the opening of shelters throughout the counties mentioned above, Gov. Deal has also activated 45 members of the Georgia National Guard… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Sep 30, 2016

Federation Benefits

Welcome to the Georgia Chamber Federation Through a partnership between your local chamber of commerce and the Georgia Chamber, you now receive free Federation membership into the Georgia Chamber! This membership is available to you for as long as your business has 10 of fewer employees and you are a member of your local chamber…. Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Sep 28, 2016

Georgia Chamber Partners with the Georgia Heart Campaign

For Immediate Release GEORGIA CHAMBER PARTNERS WITH THE GEORGIA HEART CAMPAIGN HEART tax credit assists rural hospitals with increased funding to help Georgians ATLANTA – September XX, 2016 – The Georgia Chamber is partnering with Georgia HEART to support rural hospitals throughout the state improve their ability to provide healthcare to thousands of Georgians. Beginning January… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Sep 6, 2016

Join us for the Georgia Health Means Business Forum

Georgia is very proud to be known nationally as the number one state to do business.  We boast Fortune 500 headquarters and our recruitment efforts are second to none.  Our economic development efforts have yielded major prospects, citing good quality of life and good business climate.  The startup scene is growing and we now rank… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Jul 25, 2016

Georgia Chamber Endorses U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson

For Immediate Release Georgia Chamber of Commerce Endorses U.S. Senator and Senate Candidate Johnny Isakson ATLANTA–July 25, 2016–On behalf of our 40,000 members and their 2,000,000 employees across all industry sectors throughout the state, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce is proud endorse U.S. Senator and Senate candidate Johnny Isakson. The Georgia Chamber strives to support… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Jul 14, 2016

Georgia Chamber of Commerce Endorses Drew Ferguson for Congress

    For Immediate Release Georgia Chamber of Commerce Endorses Drew Ferguson for Congress ATLANTA–July 14, 2016–On behalf of our 40,000 members and their 2,000,000 employees across all industry sectors throughout the state, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce is proud to endorse Drew Ferguson for Congress in Georgia’s Third District.  Each year, the Georgia Chamber… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Press Release, Priority News · Jun 15, 2016

Georgia Chamber’s Government Affairs Council Announces Legislators of the Year

For Immediate Release GEORGIA CHAMBER’S GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COUNCIL ANNOUNCES LEGISLATORS OF THE YEAR How they voted supports strong pro-business policy agenda ATLANTA – June 15, 2016 – Each year, the Georgia Chamber’s Government Affairs Council recognizes legislators for their votes on critical business legislation. During this year’s spring meeting Senator Jeff Mullis, Representative John Meadows… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · May 27, 2016

Georgia Chamber Launches New Digital Voter Scorecard

For Immediate Release ATLANTA – May 23, 2016 – The Georgia Chamber continues to take the legislative session beyond the Gold Dome with the launch of its interactive digital voter guide, the Chamber scorecard http://gachamberscore.com/. This user friendly platform offers the business community and Georgia voters the ability to track how legislators vote on important… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Apr 13, 2016

The Georgia Chamber Of Commerce Launches A Healthcare Access Study

ATLANTA – October 28, 2015 – The Georgia Chamber launched a task force to take an in-depth exploration on ways to improve healthcare access throughout Georgia. This study will pursue sustainable and fiscally responsible recommendations to address challenges that include, the viability of rural healthcare providers and safety net hospitals, recruitment and retention of medical… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, · Apr 13, 2016

Lawsuits Put Georgia Job Growth at Risk

Georgia Chamber leads conversation urging legal reform ATLANTA – September 17, 2015 – The U.S. Chamber’s Institute for Legal Reform recently released a survey conducted by Harris Poll that ranked perceptions of state lawsuit environments. 75 percent of the companies surveyed (general counsels and senior attorneys) indicated a state’s legal environment is likely to impact… Continue Reading