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Georgia Chamber Endorses Brian Strickland for the 17th State Senate District

Atlanta, Georgia – Friday, May 20, 2022 – The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announces its endorsement of Brian Strickland in the primary election for State Senate District 17, which includes portions of Walton, Morgan, Henry and Newton counties. 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…

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Georgia Chamber Endorses Dale Washburn for the 141st State House District

Atlanta, Georgia – Friday, May 20, 2022 – The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announces its endorsement of Dale Washburn in the primary election for State House District 141, which includes portions of Bibb, Monroe, and Jones counties. 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…

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Georgia Chamber Announces Honor for Georgia Screen Entertainment Coalition Founding Member

Trilith Studios Recognized for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Contributions Atlanta, GA – Tuesday, May 17, 2022 – Today, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that Fayetteville’s very own Trilith Studios, which is a founding member of the Georgia Screen Entertainment Coalition, an affiliate of the Georgia Chamber, has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the 2022 Jeana Stanley Award. The award, named in…

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Georgia Chamber Endorses Kay Kirkpatrick in 32nd State Senate District

Atlanta, GA – Tuesday, May 17, 2022 – The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announces its endorsement of Senator Kay Kirkpatrick, M.D. in the primary election for State Senate District 32, which includes portions of Cobb and Cherokee counties. 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 Dr….

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Georgia Chamber Endorses Mike Hodges in 3rd State Senate District

Atlanta, GA – Monday, May 16, 2022 – The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announces its endorsement of Mike Hodges in the primary election for State Senate District 3, which includes Brantley, Camden, Charlton, Glynn, McIntosh, and portions of Ware Counties. 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…

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Georgia Chamber statement on House Higher Education Subcommittee

Atlanta, Georgia – May 16, 2022 – The Georgia Chamber commends House Speaker David Ralston (R–Blue Ridge) and House Higher Education Chairman Chuck Martin (R–Alpharetta) for taking bold steps to address the labor crisis that is facing businesses in Georgia and nationwide. “As the Georgia Chamber team travels the state meeting with businesses of all sizes, we consistently hear one message: we need workers,” said…

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Georgia Chamber and Georgia Screen Entertainment Coalition Comment on Politicization of Film Industry

Atlanta, GA – Tuesday, May 10, 2022 – Georgia is one of the top filming locations in the world, and in FY2021 hosted a remarkable 366 film and television productions, generating $4 billion in direct spending in the state. “The Georgia Chamber continues to support the film industry’s strong presence in Georgia that began back in the early 1970’s and flourishes today,” said Chris Clark, President and…

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Georgia Chamber Announces State Legislative Endorsements for the 2022 Primary Election

Atlanta, Georgia – Tuesday, May 10, 2022 – The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announces a correction to the release issued on May 9, 2022, titled “Georgia Chamber Announces State Legislative Endorsements for the 2022 Primary Election.” The original release omitted two endorsements for open seats. This correction does not change any other information reported in the original release. The corrected release follows: Atlanta, GA –…

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PRO Act Is A Threat To Georgia’s Economy

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 – Atlanta, Georgia – The Georgia Chamber of Commerce represents over 47,000 businesses employing over 2.5 million Georgians across 500 business sectors and all counties of the Peach State, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce represents approximately 300,000 direct members and indirectly represents the interests of more than three million businesses and professional organizations of every size, in every economic sector,…

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Georgia Chamber Announces Inaugural Members of Hub Chamber Council

Atlanta, GA – Tuesday, April 19, 2022 – Acknowledging Georgia’s larger cities and counties (Metropolitan Statistical Areas or MSAs) outside of the Metro Atlanta region have their own unique issues and concerns that demand a more coordinated and specific program of work, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce along with the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce, the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce, the…

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