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…

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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…

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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…

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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 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…

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The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announces its endorsement of Cason Hightower for State House District 18, which includes portions of Carroll and Haralson 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 Ms. Hightower,…

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Free Enterprise Responds By Chris Clark, President & CEO, Georgia Chamber of Commerce Over the last few weeks, the power of free enterprise has been on full display as companies around the world have shifted, planned, reprogrammed and adjusted to protect employees and customers across a very different economic landscape. At the same time, we…

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Act Now By Chris Clark, President & CEO, Georgia Chamber of Commerce As leaders begin discussions about reopening the economy, we know that it does not signal an end to the pandemic nor an abatement of the financial crisis for which we all face an inevitably long and rather costly recession. It is instead a…

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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says restaurants in the city will be able to serve alcohol to-go during a temporary period. In a tweet, she said: “Thank you to all who sent helpful info to assist with our bars and restaurants. I’ve signed an Executive Order that will allow them to serve alcohol during this…

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GEORIGA BUSINESSES NEED YOUR HELP! WHAT: House Resolution 993, sponsored by Rep. Chuck Efstration (R – Dacula), would amend the Georgia Constitution to provide for the creation of a business court with statewide jurisdiction. The goal of this legislation is to provide a dependable forum to litigants throughout Georgia for the resolution of complex business cases. BENEFIT:…

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