Atlanta, Georgia – August 10, 2022 – The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announces its endorsement of Burt Jones in the general election for Lieutenant Governor. 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 Senator Jones will make effective policy decisions that positively impact free enterprise and job creation throughout the state.
“The Georgia Chamber of Commerce and our statewide membership appreciate Burt Jones’ record as a business leader as well as his service to his community as a member of the State Senate. His lifetime “A” rating with the Chamber during his tenure in the general assembly demonstrates that Senator Jones has prioritized economic growth and opportunity in Georgia,” said David Raynor, Georgia Chamber Chief Public Affairs Officer. “The Georgia Chamber is proud to endorse pro-business candidates like Burt Jones and looks forward to continuing our great working relationship if elected.”
Burt Jones said, “I am honored to have the Georgia Chamber of Commerce’s endorsement in our race for Lieutenant Governor. As a sixth-generation Georgia native and small business owner, I know firsthand how important it is to empower our private sector job creators, cut taxes and reduce burdensome regulations on small businesses, putting more money back into pockets of hardworking Georgians. As a State Senator, I have been proud to work with the Chamber, a leading partner in our effort to make Georgia the number one state to do business eight years in a row. As Lieutenant Governor, I look forward to working with the business community to build on our state’s economic success, invest in workforce development and our talent pipeline, and continue making Georgia the best state in the country to do business for generations to come.”
The Georgia general election will take place Tuesday, November 8, 2022. The Georgia Chamber is a nonpartisan organization that is dedicated to working with elected officials to ensure a future of economic growth for Georgia businesses, workers, and families. To locate your polling place or view your voter status, visit www.sos.ga.gov.
About The Georgia Chamber of Commerce
As the state’s largest business advocacy organization, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce represents investors in every county of our state with a diverse cross-section of over 500 industry sectors. Our number one mission is keeping, growing, and creating jobs to make Georgia a better state for business. We work to ensure economic competitiveness, innovative solutions to challenges that state faces, and a commitment to high quality of life. For more visit, gachamber.com