August 10, 2021 – “The Georgia Chamber believes that safe, healthy communities are paramount to our overall growth and economic stability. Crime and violence inhibit our recovery, lessen upward mobility, and perpetuate generational poverty. We stand with Governor Kemp, Lt. Governor Duncan, and Speaker Ralston in the fight against crime and applaud their efforts to…

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Atlanta – May 13 – The Georgia Chamber applauds Governor Brian Kemp and Department of Labor Commissioner Mark Butler for addressing Georgia’s growing labor shortage crisis. Today’s actions will help facilitate filling hundreds of thousands of available jobs and successfully getting Georgians back to work.  We also encourage Georgia job creators to work with the Department of Labor and other organizations to address transition needs for new workers.  # #…

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We all know that Georgians have an incredible work ethic and want to work. As we continue to recover from this pandemic-induced recession, we are hearing from a growing chorus of small business owners, agricultural leaders, managers in retail, manufacturing and nearly every industry sector across the country concerned about the lack of available workforce.…

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Atlanta, Ga – March 17 – The Georgia Chamber has issued the following statement on the passage of HB 112: The Georgia Chamber commends the House and the Senate on passing House Bill (HB) 112 which extends COVID-19 liability protections for health care providers, facilities, and businesses. This bill protects the lives and livelihoods of…

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Georgia On My Mind By Chris Clark, Georgia Chamber President & CEO   We know we have it good in the Peach State and, when we work together, we accomplish great things. We celebrate our wins and lament our challenges, but we do this together as one statewide community. We travel from the mountains to…

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The Future of Georgia Transportation By Chris Clark, Georgia Chamber President & CEO   As the Georgia economy continues its recovery, we are seeing the return of the strength and importance of logistics and transportation. Moving manufactured goods, agriculture products and employees around town and around the world requires a visionary outlook. We must ensure…

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020— The Georgia Chamber announces that it will host its annual marquee event, the Eggs and Issues Breakfast, as an all-virtual program on January 13, 2021. The Georgia Chamber Eggs and Issues Breakfast is the largest, most prolific program that the Chamber hosts each and every year with more than 3,000 attendees…

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I miss people; there, I said it. And as I reflect on the last few months, I am thankful for getting back to a safe, cautiously managed, version of in-person meetings and events. The Georgia Chamber hosted its first in-person and virtual event since March with the annual Rural Prosperity Summit presented by AT&T, the Georgia Community Foundation, Georgia EMC, and Georgia Realtors. Our fourth annual event was held…

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Atlanta, Georgia – Thursday, October 22, 2020 – Today, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce formally endorsed U.S. Senator David Perdue for re-election, citing his outstanding record of defending free enterprise, creating jobs, and supporting small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis. “Georgia has been named the best state in the country in which to do business…

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Secure Your Vote, Georgia By Chris Clark, Georgia Chamber President & CEO   2020 will go down in history as one of humanity’s most challenging moments in time. We started the year with a strong economy, and in the blink of an eye, we were crippled by a global pandemic. Needless to say, this year…

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