At the Capitol

Legislative Priorities

Economic Development & Taxation

  • Support current tax incentives and economic development policies that have proven to attract
    investment and create jobs in the state
  • Promote tax policies that incentivize growth and provide economic stability to Georgia's
    growing technology industries
  • Support policies to assist in privately funded technological infrastructure advancements in
    rural communities aiding small businesses, colleges, hospitals, and local governments

Employment

  • Preserve Georgia’s employment-at-will doctrine and the state’s right-to-work
    status
  • Preserve employers’ ability to maintain a safe business environment for employees

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Protect statewide access to sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy
    supplies
  • Enhance access to high-quality, affordable water supplies and ensuring future
    water supply security for communities and businesses across the state

Health & Wellness

  • Support a state-led approach to ensure the viability of our healthcare system by supporting
    implementation of federal waiver programs to help small businesses with premium assistance as
    well as increase access to care for more Georgians
  • Support policies that promote the development of a talented and qualified workforce across the
    healthcare continuum
  • Promote cost containment with respect to employer-sponsored health
    Insurance

Legal Reform

  • Extend liability protections from COVID-19 exposure for healthcare workers, facilities and
    businesses
  • Establish liability protections based on a plaintiff’s status as an invitee, licensee, or trespasser on
    landowners’ property
  • Support legislation that clarifies Georgia's apportionment statute pursuant to a recent Georgia
    Supreme Court decision
  • Support policies that encourage more robust cybersecurity practices and procedures such as
    providing a legal safe harbor for companies that go to the highest standard to protect consumer
    data

Rural Renaissance

  • Support funding for a government-wide support team for rural communities
  • Extend jobs tax credit for businesses creating rural remote positions
  • Support enhancing regional economic development cooperation

Talent & Workforce

  • Promote policies that increase awareness and access to higher education options for Georgians
    and DACA recipients as well as the return on investment of a degree program based on anticipated
    income
  • Support policies that improve college persistence and completion rates to provide an employable
    and adaptable workforce
  • Promote the continued and expanded investment in public and private research
  • Support policies to reduce regulatory barriers to employment to ensure
    the private sector can meet workforce needs

Transportation

  • Support continued strategic state investment into Georgia’s transportation
    infrastructure
  • Support expansion of Georgia’s freight and logistics network
  • Support development of Georgia’s public transportation systems
  • Support innovations in transportation technology

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