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FROM Georgia News, · Apr 13, 2016

Lawsuits Put Georgia Job Growth at Risk

Georgia Chamber leads conversation urging legal reform ATLANTA – September 17, 2015 – The U.S. Chamber’s Institute for Legal Reform recently released a survey conducted by Harris Poll that ranked perceptions of state lawsuit environments. 75 percent of the companies surveyed (general counsels and senior attorneys) indicated a state’s legal environment is likely to impact… Continue Reading

FROM Georgia News · Apr 13, 2016

Alabama, Florida and Georgia join forces to fight government overreach

Chambers Support Attorneys General Water Rule Lawsuit against Environmental Protection Agency ATLANTA – July 14, 2015 – Managing water resources in southeastern states has, for too many years, been a contentious and divisive issue.  Rarely have there been opportunities for state chambers of commerce from Alabama, Florida and Georgia to unite in support of a… Continue Reading

FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Apr 11, 2016

Another Transportation Win For Georgia

Multiyear Highway and Transit Bill Passed ATLANTA – November 11, 2015 – Last week, the U.S. House passed a bipartisan, multiyear Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act (STRR) by an overwhelming vote of 363-64. The STRR Act has an estimated $340 billion in highway and transit funding. The leadership of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce… Continue Reading

FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Apr 11, 2016

Georgia Ranked No.1 State In U.S. For Business

ATLANTA – November 4, 2015 – Governor Nathan Deal announced earlier this week that Georgia has been named the No. 1 state in the nation to do business for the third consecutive year by Site Selection magazine, a leading economic development trade publication. “Once again, Georgia has been named the top state in which to… Continue Reading

FROM Georgia News, Press Release · Apr 11, 2016

2016 Eggs and Issues

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce’s annual Eggs & Issues Breakfast is a kick-off to the annual legislative session.  Held concurrent to the convening of the General Assembly each year, this annual event attracts over 2,000 Georgians, including many of the state’s top level elected officials and business leaders This year’s breakfast will feature U.S. Senator… Continue Reading