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Policy Statements

At the Capitol Policy Statements ‘What’s good for business is good for Georgia’ drives the policy and legislative direction of the Georgia Chamber and the Georgia Chamber Foundation. 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 of economic mobility for all Georgians. 2022…

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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 or private sector solution. If the goal is for the…

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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. Any voter registered in Georgia is eligible to participate in…

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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 to provide intelligence and the latest updates on how to…

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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 not to sign anything until you have consulted with your…

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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 to assist state and local public safety and transportation officials….

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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. Benefits include: An advocate for your business A team of…

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Georgia Chamber Partners with the Georgia Heart Campaign

For Immediate Release GEORGIA CHAMBER PARTNERS WITH THE GEORGIA HEART CAMPAIGN HEART tax credit assists rural hospitals with increased funding to help Georgians ATLANTA – September XX, 2016 – The Georgia Chamber is partnering with Georgia HEART to support rural hospitals throughout the state improve their ability to provide healthcare to thousands of Georgians. Beginning January 1, 2017, the Georgia HEART hospital program will provide Georgia…

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Join us for the Georgia Health Means Business Forum

Georgia is very proud to be known nationally as the number one state to do business.  We boast Fortune 500 headquarters and our recruitment efforts are second to none.  Our economic development efforts have yielded major prospects, citing good quality of life and good business climate.  The startup scene is growing and we now rank third in the country in film production. However, one area…

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Georgia Chamber Endorses U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson

For Immediate Release Georgia Chamber of Commerce Endorses U.S. Senator and Senate Candidate Johnny Isakson ATLANTA–July 25, 2016–On behalf of our 40,000 members and their 2,000,000 employees across all industry sectors throughout the state, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce is proud endorse U.S. Senator and Senate candidate Johnny Isakson. The Georgia Chamber strives to support those individuals whose priorities include advancing economic development and job…

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