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Op-Ed | What You Can Do As COVID-19 Continues

What You Can Do As COVID-19 Continues By Chris Clark, President & CEO, Georgia Chamber of Commerce Political pundits and healthcare researchers can argue second wave or simply a continuation of the original COVID-19 pandemic. However, the fact remains that the virus which hit us so hard in the spring continues to be a potent…

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Op-Ed | The Inequality of Opportunity

Op-Ed | The Inequality of Opportunity by: Chris Clark, Georgia Chamber President & CEO We are in an important national conversation on systemic racism and the underlying inequality of economic opportunity in America. The Georgia Chamber and the business community will directly engage in dialogue and actively advocate for policies that create long term job…

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Op-Ed | Immediate Action for A Strong Economic Recovery

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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Op-Ed | Free Enterprise Responds

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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