Wed., January 16, 2013 11:19am
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and House Speaker David Ralston say they'll support a plan to replace a hospital "bed tax" with assessments coming from a state agency. The legislative leaders made their endorsements at the Georgia Chamber of Commerce's annual "Eggs and Issues" breakfast. The meal is typically used by the Governor and leaders to announce parts of their agendas.
Fri., November 9, 2012 5:07pm
Georgia lawmakers will tackle tax reform again in next year’s legislative session. But they will be drafting a bill that fixes some of the provisions from the tax overhaul they passed earlier this year.
Tue., May 22, 2012 3:28pm
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.
Fri., April 6, 2012 6:04am
The State Bar of Georgia and the Georgia Chamber of Commerce are forming a joint task force to develop a new court rule that governs electronic discovery in courts across the state.
Fri., October 21, 2011 11:05am
The Georgia Chamber of Commerce has begun raising $3.5 million to fund an educational and marketing campaign for the transportation tax vote.
Fri., October 14, 2011 2:02pm
Georgia’s 12 transportation regions have approved their construction wish-lists, ahead of Saturday's deadline. Now, the sales job begins. Voters in the regions will decide next year whether to fund a penny sales tax to pay for the projects.
Thu., August 11, 2011 3:01pm
Competitive Initiative underway to increase business in Georgia. Regions have different strengths. Chamber president rejects notion of "two Georgia's".
Tue., December 7, 2010 5:19pm
Governor Sonny Perdue has nominated a Southeast Georgia state lawmaker to be the next Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources. Jesup State Representative Mark Williams will see his nomination go before the DNR board. Perdue noted Williams' biology degree in his nomination. Williams also served as deputy whip of the House GOP.
Mon., October 18, 2010 7:23am
Georgians will get a chance to decide next month whether they want to pay a 10 dollar car tag fee to fund the state's trauma care network.
Tue., August 17, 2010 3:48pm
Scott Rasmussen addresses business leaders. His polls show one in four people are unhappy with politicians. They are especially angry about TARP vote.