Federal Priorities

Immigration Reform

Support reforms that ensure a talented and qualified workforce to maintain and grow our economy and global competitiveness.

Healthcare Access

Support policies and legislation that provide increased flexibility for federal agencies to improve healthcare access through innovative state specific plans.

Savannah Harbor Expansion

Support the appropriation of federal funds needed to complete the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project.

Retailer Fairness

Support policies and legislation that provide equal tax treatment of both brick and mortar and online retailers.

Address Highway Trust Fund Shortfall

Support efforts to sustain and enhance investments in transportation that move goods and people efficiently and effectively.

Trade

Support policies that provide opportunities for Georgia businesses to expand their market footprint through international trade. Oppose policies that negatively impact businesses and consumers.

Labor Relations

Oppose policies that put Georgia businesses at a competitive disadvantage by placing restrictions on employer-employee relationships and contracts.

Infrastructure

Support policies that encourage growth and modernization of telecommunications and energy infrastructure.

Environment

Support reasonable regulations to rescind and rewrite EPA’s 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule and its Clean Power Plan.

Agriculture

Support reauthorization of the Farm Bill to ensure continuity of benefits and provide predictability for producers throughout the state of Georgia.

Protecting Georgia’s Military Bases

Protect the military installations in Georgia that have an economic impact on local and regional economies.

Budget

Support the passage of an annual budget and regular appropriations bills, protect the standing of the dollar as the world’s primary reserve currency and avoid government shutdowns.

Tax

Advocate for continued pro-growth tax policies in relevant tax legislation.

Education and Workforce

Support education and workforce development programs that provide the necessary skills for the jobs of the future.

Cybersecurity

Engage Congress and the Department of Homeland Security to expand liability protections to cover significant cyber incidents.

Contact Us

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David Raynor

Senior Vice President, Public Affairs
draynor@gachamber.com

Jason O’Rouke

Vice President, Public Policy & Federal Affairs
jorouke@gachamber.com

Kyle Jackson

Vice President, State & Political Affairs
kjackson@gachamber.com

Daniela Perry

Public Policy & Federal Affairs Coordinator
dperry@gachamber.com

Chelsey Ruppersburg

Director, State & Political Affairs
cruppersburg@gachamber.com

Cosby Johnson

Director, Government Affairs
cjohnson@gachamber.com

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