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Red Carpet Tour brings industrial site consultants to Augusta

...at the Masters Tournament on Thursday ? as a strategy to attract new business to the state.This year, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce is trying a new approach. The tour buses aren't filled with prospective business owners, but with site selection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-10/red-carpet-tour-brings-ind
Lawmakers quietly push job creation measures

...Instead, this year there are plenty of bills but less media attention devoted to them.Chris Clark, CEO of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, said his lobbyists were keeping track of more than 200 bills.Topping the list is the budget. And topping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-16/job-creation-issues-quiete
Workers ready for danger

...rest ? or go home ? until the danger had passed.The Georgia Chamber of Commerce is proud to salute these unsung heroes who exemplify everything...Chris ClarkAtlanta (The writer is president and CEO of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-02-25/workers-ready-danger
Augusta Kiwanis Club selects top STARs on Monday

...Georgia.The STAR (Student Teacher Achievement Recognition) program was founded in 1958 and is sponsored by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, the Professional Association of Georgia Educators and the Georgia Department of Education.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-02-08/augusta-kiwanis-club-sele
Deal talks about boosting economic development

...recommendations will include added funding for rural helicopter ambulances and economic development.At the Georgia Chamber of Commerce's Eggs & Issues breakfast, the governor said the air ambulances will save lives by improving the time required...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-15/deal-talks-about-boostin
Georgia open for business

At the June 18 Georgia Chamber of Commerce Regional Power Lunch at the Partridge Inn in Augusta, it was quickly apparent that Chamber President Chris Clark is continuing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-06-26/georgia-open-business
Deal expected to tout local impact of transportation tax

...vote. Invitations were sent to supporters of the tax for the event, which is sponsored by Connect Georgia, a Georgia Chamber of Commerce entity created to promote the tax, and the Augusta Metro and Columbia County chambers of commerce.According...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-06-11/deal-expected-tout-local
Transportation sales tax referendum meeting held in Martinez

...Country Club during a breakfast sponsored by the Georgia Transportation Alliance, which is an entity of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce established to promote the sales tax.Because of cloudy weather, the helicopter set to bring Deal to the Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-06-12/transportation-sales-tax
TSPLOST vote leads 54 to 46 percent with results needed from nine precincts

...Transportation will be mostly responsible for project delivery.Connect Georgia, an entity created by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce to promote the referendum, estimated that 22,700 jobs will be created in Augusta's region through the TSPLOST...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2012-08
Oversight weak on expense payments to Georgia lawmakers

...Speaker Glenn Richardson. A lobbyist bought Richardson a game of golf on June 8, 2007, immediately after the Georgia Chamber of Commerce's spring conference on St. Simons Island. That same day, Richardson claimed a flat-rate daily payment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-06/oversight-weak-expense-paymen