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FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Dec 21, 2017

The Georgia Chamber Issues Statement on PSC Decision for Plant Vogtle Completion

The Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) today voted unanimously to approve the continued construction of Plant Vogtle units 3 & 4. In a detailed 15-part motion, the PSC recognized the long-term significance of this project to Georgia’s future energy diversity. “The Chamber welcomes today’s decision by the Georgia PSC. It provides certainty to the project’s… Continue Reading

FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Dec 19, 2017

Georgia Chamber Announces Trip to Cuba in May 2018

The Georgia Chamber announced their next international travel destination: a cultural excursion to Cuba on May 8-15, 2018.  The eight-day, seven-night cultural excursion to Cuba will feature multiple cities- Camaguey, Trinidad, Cienfuegos, and Havana. Destination highlights include colonial cities, architectural tours,  cigar factories, Old Havana, Valley of the Sugar Mills and much more! The total… Continue Reading

FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Dec 14, 2017

Georgia Chamber of Commerce Issues Statement on House of Representatives Rural Development Council Recommendation Overview

Following months of anticipation, the Georgia House of Representatives Rural Development Council disclosed its initial report of findings and recommendations. In their pursuit to provide actionable solutions to address economic issues pertinent to rural Georgia, the legislative council offered their overview of recommendations to improve education, workforce, healthcare, infrastructure, and economic development incentives. Georgia Chamber… Continue Reading

FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Nov 30, 2017

2018 Eggs and Issues Breakfast | Register Today

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce’s annual Eggs & Issues Breakfast is a kick-off to the annual legislative session.  Held concurrent to the convening of the General Assembly each year, this annual event attracts over 2,000 Georgians, including many of the state’s top level elected officials and business leaders. Click here to register. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10,… Continue Reading

FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Nov 28, 2017

Rural Prosperity Summit Starts Tomorrow

Because of the positive feedback and interest from community and business leaders, prominent statewide officials, small and large business owners, and our incredible membership, we have launched our first Rural Prosperity Summit. The two-day summit will offer attendees an opportunity to share new ideas, make connections, and much more, all revolving around improving rural prosperity… Continue Reading

FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Oct 11, 2017

Cyber Georgia @ Augusta University Starts Tomorrow

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 to provide intelligence and the latest updates on how to improve cybersecurity, education and research. The two-day conference will zero in on examining cyber threats in the… Continue Reading

FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Sep 20, 2017

Global Commerce Generates $6.33 Billion in Investments

Georgia Chamber President and CEO Chris Clark and Metro Atlanta Chamber President and CEO Hala Moddelmog give their support towards Georgia’s continued economic development growth. “Georgia celebrates a record-breaking $6.33 billion in economic development investment and an announcement by Area Development magazine that Georgia was named the #1 place for business for the fourth consecutive… Continue Reading

FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Sep 8, 2017

State of Emergency County Contact Information

Governor Deal has issued a state of emergency for a total of 30 counties including Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Glynn, Liberty, and McIntosh Counties. “Ahead of Hurricane Irma, I’ve issued an executive order prohibiting price gouging and waiving rules and regulations for motor vehicles transporting supplies, equipment, personnel, goods, and services associated with disaster assistance and relief,”… Continue Reading

FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Aug 31, 2017

Georgia Power files recommendation to complete construction of Vogtle nuclear expansion

Georgia Power today filed a recommendation with the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) to continue construction of the Vogtle nuclear expansion near Augusta, Georgia. The project’s co-owners, Oglethorpe Power, MEAG Power and Dalton Utilities, all support the recommendation. The recommendation is based on the results of a comprehensive schedule, cost-to-complete and cancellation assessment. The Georgia PSC is… Continue Reading

FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Aug 17, 2017

Georgia Chamber Hosts Annual Congressional Luncheon

On Tuesday, August 15, the Georgia Chamber hosted their annual Congressional Luncheon at the Macon Marriott City Center with a sold-out crowd. Each year, the luncheon brings together over 2,000 business leaders, state and federal elected officials, and community champions from all regions of the state.   “Congressional Luncheon is an incredible opportunity to network… Continue Reading