Georgia Chamber

Press Release

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 important business decisions such as where to locate or expand…

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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 water resource management issue that will impact all states equally….

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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 and its affiliate, the Georgia Transportation Alliance, would like to…

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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 do business, reflecting our success in strengthening Georgia’s economic environment…

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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 Johnny Isakson, Governor Nathan Deal, Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle, and…

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The 56th Red Carpet Tour Begins Today

ATLANTA – April 6, 2016 –  Business leaders from around the world are invited every April to be part of the Red Carpet Tour®, a premier economic development event designed to showcase Georgia’s thriving business community.  Since its inception in 1960, the Red Carpet Tour® has generated more than tens of billions in revenue and jobs for the state.  Each year, the Tour highlights the…

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