Israeli business leaders are in Savannah through Tuesday on a trade mission. But it's also part of a larger international push in the coastal city. Last year Savannah's Economic Development Authority formed a World Trade Center in Savannah. And other local officials created an International Alliance. Both are aimed squarely at boosting trade around the world.
The Georgia Chamber of Commerce released a report card Monday grading state lawmakers on the chamber's top nine priorities in this year’s General Assembly. When special interest groups release lawmaker rankings, they can drive votes and donations, experts say.