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FROM Georgia News · Jul 14, 2016

Georgia Chamber of Commerce Endorses Drew Ferguson for Congress

    For Immediate Release Georgia Chamber of Commerce Endorses Drew Ferguson for Congress ATLANTA–July 14, 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 to endorse Drew Ferguson for Congress in Georgia’s Third District.  Each year, the Georgia Chamber… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Press Release, Priority News · Jun 15, 2016

Georgia Chamber’s Government Affairs Council Announces Legislators of the Year

For Immediate Release GEORGIA CHAMBER’S GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COUNCIL ANNOUNCES LEGISLATORS OF THE YEAR How they voted supports strong pro-business policy agenda ATLANTA – June 15, 2016 – Each year, the Georgia Chamber’s Government Affairs Council recognizes legislators for their votes on critical business legislation. During this year’s spring meeting Senator Jeff Mullis, Representative John Meadows… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · May 27, 2016

Georgia Chamber Launches New Digital Voter Scorecard

For Immediate Release ATLANTA – May 23, 2016 – The Georgia Chamber continues to take the legislative session beyond the Gold Dome with the launch of its interactive digital voter guide, the Chamber scorecard http://gachamberscore.com/. This user friendly platform offers the business community and Georgia voters the ability to track how legislators vote on important… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News · Apr 13, 2016

The Georgia Chamber Of Commerce Launches A Healthcare Access Study

ATLANTA – October 28, 2015 – The Georgia Chamber launched a task force to take an in-depth exploration on ways to improve healthcare access throughout Georgia. This study will pursue sustainable and fiscally responsible recommendations to address challenges that include, the viability of rural healthcare providers and safety net hospitals, recruitment and retention of medical… Continue Reading


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