Georgia News

FROM Georgia News · Feb 15, 2017

Special Master Hands Georgia Win in Water Wars

“I recommend that the Court deny Florida’s request for relief.” With that recommendation to the U. S. Supreme Court, Special Master Ralph Lancaster has brought to a close the latest episode in the long-running water wars between Florida and Georgia. The Special Master’s report stated that: “Florida has not proven by clear and convincing evidence… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Feb 15, 2017

Georgia Chamber Commends Governor Deal

The Georgia Chamber Commends Governor Deal, General Assembly on Senate Bill 70 The Georgia Chamber of Commerce applauds Governor Nathan Deal and his administration for their dedicated efforts to ensure that Georgia’s hospitals have the financial assistance they need. With Governor Deal’s signature of Senate Bill 70 on Monday, Georgia’s healthcare network will be able… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Jan 11, 2017

2017 Eggs & Issues Breakfast Recap

The Georgia Chamber Celebrates Start of 2017 Legislative Session The Georgia Chamber of Commerce was honored to host Georgians from all across the state for their annual Eggs & Issues Breakfast at the Georgia World Congress Center on January 10, 2017. State and federal lawmakers, business leaders, and guests gathered to kick-off the 2017 session… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Nov 17, 2016

2017 Policy Statements

Overview “What’s good for business is good for Georgia” drives the policy and legislative direction of the Georgia Chamber and the Chamber’s Center for Competitiveness. The Chamber represents the unified voice of Georgia’s business community and is also an advocacy arm for businesses in the development and promotion of public policies to ensure the future… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Nov 1, 2016

Opportunity School District

The business community understands that education and job creation are the most effective solutions to improve economic mobility and success. If Georgia can better educate its students, our state will see more jobs created locally and more companies choosing to locate here. These new jobs will do more to improve economic opportunity than any public… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Oct 20, 2016

Early Voting in Georgia Has Begun

Early in-person voting for this year’s presidential election has officially begun in the state of Georgia. Early voting started on Monday, October 17th and comes to an end on Friday, November 4th. Research indicates, voting before the General Election is popular amongst Georgians with nearly two million people voting early in the last presidential election…. Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Oct 11, 2016

Cyber Georgia @ Augusta University

  Cyber Georgia @ Augusta University Starts Tomorrow Augusta University & The Georgia Chamber Gather Leaders & Experts in Cyber Security ATLANTA – October 11, 2016 – 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… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Oct 8, 2016

Storm Victims Beware!

For Immediate Release STORM VICTIMS BEWARE Prevent yourself from falling victim to scammers ATLANTA – October 8, 2016 – In an attempt to take advantage of victims of property damage caused by natural disasters, “storm chasers” may ask that you assign your benefits to them in exchange for damage repair. The Georgia Chamber advises you… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Oct 6, 2016

Gov. Deal Issues Mandatory Evacuation

In preparation for Hurricane Matthew, Gov. Nathan Deal has issued a mandatory evacuation east of Interstate 95 for six coastal counties. The six counties include: Bryan, Chatham, Liberty, McIntosh, Glynn and Camden. Along with the opening of shelters throughout the counties mentioned above, Gov. Deal has also activated 45 members of the Georgia National Guard… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Sep 30, 2016

Federation Benefits

Welcome to the Georgia Chamber Federation Through a partnership between your local chamber of commerce and the Georgia Chamber, you now receive free Federation membership into the Georgia Chamber! This membership is available to you for as long as your business has 10 of fewer employees and you are a member of your local chamber…. Continue Reading


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