Gov. Deal bends rules for Capitol gala

ATLANTA ? The Georgia Chamber of Commerce got preferential treatment from Gov. Nathan Deal who bent rules to allow one of the most politically active organizations in the...

'Cathedral of golf' helps showcase state to business prospects

Augusta and the Masters Tournament became a marketing tool for the state Thursday.The Georgia Chamber of Commerce's Red Carpet Tour has been coming to Augusta for 56 years. Tour buses filled with state officials and 25 business prospects...

City official suggests taking bus to Masters Tournament

...painless way to get to Augusta National Golf Club.The District 1 commissioner took the bus Thursday to attend the Georgia Chamber of Commerce's Red Carpet Tour event, held at a tent across Washington Road from Magnolia Lane, and the first day of...

Former mayor still representing Augusta at Masters Tournament

...the annual Red Carpet Tour."It's nice not to have all the official duties," Copenhaver said about the Georgia Chamber of Commerce event, admitting he missed some aspects, including his friends in the media.Copenhaver now has a consulting...

'Hidden predator' act sponsor feels vindicated

...to passage, he received criticism for his charge in a newspaper column that the Atlanta archdiocese and the Georgia Chamber of Commerce were "pro-child-sexual-predator special-interest groups."A press release from the Catholic League...

Autism bill looks stalled in Ga. House

...going to fall . . . but there is a cost to this."Jackson's testimony was supported by David Raynor, of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. And Graham Thompson of the Georgia Association of Health Plans said "there will be an impact'' if the bill...

Augusta businessman named to state economic board

...appointed Randall Hatcher to serve on the Georgia Board of Economic Development.Hatcher serves on the board of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce and the World Presidents' Organization Christian Fellowship Network.The...

Linda Womack

...National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, and the Families First of Georgia. Linda was also a member of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Council for 30 years where she served a two year term as chair. Linda was a resident of...

Georgia suffers big drop in federal road funds

The total amount of money to Georgia from the Federal Highway Trust Fund dropoed 12 percent from 2008 to 2013. State lawmakers are scrambling to find a way to fund road repairs, including increasing the state's gas tax for the first time since 1971.

Gov. Deal appoints Augustan to board

...had expertise in the workforce industry, but also experience on multiple boards of directors, including the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce and the World Presidents' Organization Christian Fellowship Network. His...