The Georgia Chamber announced its full support for House Bill 479 which would repeal the state’s current citizen’s arrest law from 1863. HB 479 was introduced by Governor Kemp and bipartisan leaders of the general assembly and supports the efforts begun last year with the passage of Hate Crimes legislation in Georgia. Chris Clark, President…

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The Georgia Chamber of Commerce believes the right to vote is one of the most sacred rights of a U.S. Citizen. We also believe that free enterprise thrives when democracy is secured, and civility is embraced. By upholding the American ideal of free and fair elections, we demonstrate our commitment to protect the votes and…

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Atlanta, Georgia – February 4 – The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announces its endorsement of Stan Watson for State House District 90. HD 90 became vacant with the withdrawal of Representative Pamela Stephenson. HD 90 includes parts of DeKalb, Henry, and Rockdale Counties. Each election cycle, the Chamber’s Political Affairs Council (PAC) vets dozens of…

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Eight Diverse Businesses Selected to Receive One-Year Membership The Georgia Chamber has announced the recipients for this year’s Small Diverse Business program memberships. Eight diverse businesses – Atlanta Girls’ School, A-Action Inc., SPECS Management, The Gift of Knowledge Hub, Raymond Engineering, Wiring Solutions, MMT Design House, and SpeedPro Marietta – will have opportunity to take full advantage of a one-year membership to the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. The program, launched in the fall of 2020 and sponsored by Fiserv, embodies the Chamber’s vision…

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SBA Disaster Loans Available to Georgia: The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced that certain Private Non-Profit organizations (PNP)s in Georgia that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature may be eligible to apply for low-interest disaster loans. PNPs located in Banks, Carroll, Cherokee, Dawson, Douglas, Fannin, Forsyth, Franklin, Gilmer, Habersham, Hall, Haralson,…

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The Georgia Chamber all-virtual Eggs and Issues event, presented by AT&T, Atlanta Gas Light, Chick-fil-A, Delta Air Lines, Inc., and Georgia Power aired virtually this morning to more than 3,000 business and community leaders across the state. Governor Brian Kemp, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan, Speaker David Ralston, U.S. Congresswoman Carolyn Bourdeaux, Georgia Chamber President and…

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During the 2021 Eggs and Issues all-virtual event, the Georgia Chamber recognized Peter Carter, EVP and Chief Legal Officer of Delta Air Lines, for his leadership as Chairman of the Board in 2020 and welcomed incoming Chair Teresa White, President of Aflac U.S. For a full list of this year’s Executive Committee, see below.

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The Georgia Chamber, in partnership with Transamerica and Gallagher, announce the launch of the Retirement Plan EXCHANGE®. This new 401K program offers small business a wide range of retirement management services and compliments the Chamber’s popular SMART Health Insurance Plan offered through Anthem. “In 2020, we doubled participation in the SMART Health Insurance program, reaching…

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The Georgia Chamber has represented business in political and policy matters for well over a century and we are proud to actively serve on the Georgia Bipartisan Task Force for Safe Secure and Accessible Elections. The business community cares about access and fairness of elections because we believe that free enterprise and democracy are tied…

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