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Augusta businessman named to state economic board

The president of Augusta-based MAU Workforce Solutions was appointed to serve on the state's economic development board.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-23/augusta-businessman-named-
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.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-21/georgia-suffers-big-drop-fede
Gov. Deal appoints Augustan to board

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal has appointed MAU President Randall W. Hatcher, of Augusta, to the state Board of Economic Development.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-20/gov-deal-appoints-augustan
Georgia drivers pay $7.9 billion for bad roads, study finds

...Washington-based organization funded by construction, labor and engineering outfits, and distributed by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce's Transportation Alliance and the AAA auto club. The study used engineering estimates of the wear on cars...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-19/georgia-drivers-pay-79-billio
Bad roads cost Georgians, group says

...Washington-based organization funded by construction, labor and engineering outfits. And it was distributed by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce's Transportation Alliance and the AAA auto club."This is too much for Georgians in dollars and in terms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-19/bad-roads-cost-georgians
Business, consumer advocates push legislative issues

...transportation funding, one of the most discussed issues before this session of the General Assembly. The Georgia Chamber of Commerce and most local chapters rank roads as their top priority, arguing that traffic congestion is costly to them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-17/business-co
Georgia legislator, governor undecided on how to fund road work

...about it tomorrow."Deal followed House Speaker David Ralston and Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle in addressing the Georgia Chamber of Commerce's annual Eggs and Issues breakfast in which 2,200 business and political leaders attended. The organization...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-13/georgia-legislator-gover
Slim support for Ga. tax hike

...the needed time to deal with it, and they don't understand why business groups are so focused on it."The Georgia Chamber of Commerce and many local affiliates are pushing for an increase in transportation funding, saying traffic delays hurt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-09/slim-support-ga-tax-hike
No quick solution to Georgia highway woes

...bullet," said Seth Millican, executive director of the Georgia Transportation Alliance, a branch of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce.Alan Essig, executive director of the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute -- a leftward-leaning think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-14/no-quick-solution-georgia-
Georgia communities tout veterans in workforce sales pitch

...getting those qualified workers out of the military and into the workforce," said Chris Clark, president of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce.Often, the veterans have gained the desired skills in the military, so Georgia has recently streamlined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-26/georgia-communities-tout-vet