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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Legislators scored on pro-business action during session, 67% overall approval rating for 2020 The Georgia Chamber has officially released its 2019-2020 Legislative Scorecard highlighting how elected officials voted on the business community’s top issues during the most recent legislative biennium. With hundreds of bills introduced and debated each legislative session, the Georgia Chamber’s legislative team…

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As Georgians complete the important task of voting this season, we would ask that everyone reject recent trends toward hostility and violence, and the acceptance of anything less than fact-based reporting. Disinformation and foreign influence seeking to discredit the principles of freedom under which we vote should not be enabled through our own actions. Instead,…

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Today, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce announced its 2020 Legislators of the Year awards. These awards are given to those elected officials who focus their legislative efforts on enacting policies that promote economic development and job creation throughout the state. These legislators are voted on by the Executive Committee of the Georgia Chamber’s Government Affairs…

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Atlanta, Georgia – The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announces its endorsement of Don Hogan for State House District 179, which includes portions of Glynn County. Each election cycle, the Chamber’s Political Affairs Council vets dozens of candidates for office. After working through the endorsement process, business leaders from across the state are confident that, as…

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Atlanta, Georgia – Monday, September 21, 2020 – The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announces its endorsement of Max Burns for State Senate District 23, which includes all or portions of Burke, Emanuel, Glascock, Jefferson, Jenkins, Johnson, McDuffie, Richmond, Screven and Warren Counties. Each election cycle, the Chamber’s Political Affairs Council (PAC) vets dozens of candidates…

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