FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Jan 17, 2019

2019 Eggs and Issues Recap

The Georgia Chamber hosted its annual Eggs & Issues Breakfast at the Georgia World Congress Center on January 16, 2019. Elected officials and industry leaders from across the state provided a legislative overview and discussed issues pertinent to Georgia’s changing economy. The Chamber also released their official list of 2019 Legislative Priorities, which can be found here.

Special guests at this year’s sold-out event included newly-inaugurated Governor Brian Kemp, Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan, Speaker of the House David Ralston, and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms.

“It’s time to start building on this solid foundation that came before us by implementing economic development, teacher pay raises, a crackdown on criminal gang activities, and increase health care access in Georgia,” said Governor Kemp.
Georgia Chamber President & CEO, Chris Clark, introduced the Chamber’s new strategic plan – The New Georgia Economy, which provides exclusive insight into upcoming trends and risks that will impact the business community across Georgia. “This plan reaffirms our commitment to furthering statewide prosperity and establishing a brighter future by embracing change and innovation in every economic sector across the state,” said Clark. To download a copy of The New Georgia Economy, or for more information on this innovative plan, click here.

The Chamber was also proud to highlight its 2019 Rural Recommendations, which address a vast array of challenges facing rural Georgia communities and businesses. These recommendations stem from the Chamber’s Tifton office, also known as the Center for Rural Prosperity, which serves as a clearinghouse for rural Georgia data and best practices. To view the Chamber’s 2019 Rural Recommendations, click here.

Click here to view photos from this year’s event.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Christina Tuck
Communications Manager
404.223.2272 – office
ccook@gachamber.com

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