Education, cooperation boost Georgia economy, officials say

...engagement from local business leaders are for the success of state economic development when he spoke Tuesday at a Georgia Chamber of Commerce luncheon in Augusta.A featured speaker at the chamber's Regional Power Lunch at the Legends Club, Bowers...

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THIS WEEKTUESDAY: Georgia Chamber of Commerce Regional Power Lunch; 11:30 a.m.; Legend's Club, 2701 Washington Road, Augusta; free; (404) 223-2269UPCOMINGJULY...

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...

'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...

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...

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...

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...

'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...