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2020 Post-Primary Election Day Update

2020 Post-Primary Election Day Update On behalf of the Public Affairs Team at the Georgia Chamber, we would like to extend congratulations to candidates who secured victory in Georgia’s 2020 Primary Election on Tuesday, June 9. To view the full list of unofficial election results, click here. We would like to give special recognition to two Chamber-endorsed candidates, Clint Dixon (Senate District 45, Gwinnett county)…

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Georgia Chamber Applauds Supreme Court Ruling for Equality

Georgia Chamber Applauds Supreme Court Ruling for Equality Federal Law now prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation In an unprecedented ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court, federal law now prohibits discrimination of employees based on sexual orientation. Gay, lesbian and transgender individuals can celebrate equal rights in the workplace. “The Georgia Chamber stands in support of today’s historic Supreme Court ruling, because we believe that…

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Op-Ed | Immediate Action for A Strong Economic Recovery

Immediate Action for A Strong Economic Recovery By Chris Clark, President & CEO, Georgia Chamber of Commerce In 2008, I was called to Governor Perdue’s office, given the responsibility of Commissioner for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and immediately challenged to build a budget that would cut spending by 40%. Like all agency heads during the early days of the Great Recession, we…

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Georgia Chamber Joins National Initiative to Address Inequality of Opportunity

Georgia Chamber Joins National Initiative to Address Inequality of Opportunity Chambers unite for National Day of Dialogue on June 25 Atlanta, Ga — Today, the Georgia Chamber announced that it will partner with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on a national initiative to address inequality of opportunity. The Georgia Chamber will join the U.S. Chamber’s national town hall event on June 25, 2020, where business…

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Tomorrow, June 9th is Georgia’s 2020 Primary Election Day

Tomorrow is Georgia’s 2020 Primary Election Day – To find your voting polling location click here. 2020 Election Support Summary The Georgia Chamber has endorsed in two statewide races and would ask for your support of: Sarah Warren for Supreme Court Charlie Bethel for Supreme Court Before you go to the polls, click here to see how your State Senator or Representative scored on the…

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Toward A Better Georgia | Statement from the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, the Atlanta Black Chambers and the Georgia Greater Black Chamber of Commerce

Toward A Better Georgia Statement from the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, the Atlanta Black Chambers and the Georgia Greater Black Chamber of Commerce The Georgia Chamber, the Atlanta Black Chambers and the Georgia Greater Black Chamber of Commerce fiercely advocate for quality jobs, free enterprise, economic mobility, and for over a century, we have stood against discrimination. As a business community, we understand the deep…

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Census 2020 Toolkit

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Georgia Chamber Endorses Senator Emanuel Jones for 10th State Senate District

 The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announces its endorsement of Senator Emanuel Jones for State Senate District 10,  which includes portions of DeKalb and Henry 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 Senator Jones will continue to make  effective policy decisions that positively…

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Georgia Chamber Endorses Rep. Mack Jackson for 128th State House District 

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announces its endorsement of Representative Mack Jackson for State House District 128,  which includes all or portions of Glascock, Hancock, Jefferson, Johnson, McDuffie, Warren, and Washington 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 Rep. Jackson will continue…

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Latest COVID-19 Resources

Recordkeeping Requirements for COVID-19 Cases OSHA has released a recordkeeping resource for businesses to track and record employees who contract COVID-19. READ MORE>>> Summary of 04.30.20 Executive Order – Renewal of Public Health State of Emergency This week, Governor Kemp signed an executive order addressing Georgia’s ongoing Public Health Emergency. READ MORE>>> Department of Insurance Guidelines for COVID-19 Job loss This bulletin is intended to…

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