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Gwinnett Chamber Public Policy Updates – Week 12 + Sine Die
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Gwinnett Chamber Public Policy Updates – Week 12 + Sine Die

The Georgia General Assembly convened last week for legislative days 36 through 39. Yesterday was Sine Die, the last day of session, where legislators voted on bills and amendments until a quarter after midnight. During the 2021-2022 legislative session, over 1000 bills passed in each chamber. Governor Brian Kemp signed over 550 bills into law....

2021 Municipal Election Results (Updated)
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2021 Municipal Election Results (Updated)

The November 30th run-off election cycle concludes the 2021 municipal elections in Georgia. Gwinnett had two city council races go into run-offs: Manfred Graeder was elected to Duluth City Council Post 4 and incumbent Pete Charpentier was re-elected to serve a full term for Suwanee City Council. The cities of Berkeley Lake, Grayson, and Rest...

2021 Municipal Election Results (Updated)
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2021 Municipal Election Results (Updated)

Yesterday concludes the 2021 municipal elections in Georgia. Gwinnett had two city council races go into run-offs: Manfred Graeder was elected to Duluth City Council Post 4 and incumbent Pete Charpentier was re-elected to serve a full term for Suwanee City Council. The cities of Berkeley Lake, Grayson, and Rest Haven did not hold city...

HB 426 sent to Governor Kemp’s desk
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HB 426 sent to Governor Kemp’s desk

On Tuesday, June 23, the Georgia General Assembly passed House Bill 426, commonly known as the Hate Crimes Bill, and it now heads to Governor Brian Kemp’s desk for signature. The bill enhances penalties to a person convicted of a crime based on the victim’s race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, mental disability,...

Gwinnett Chamber Congratulates Congressman Hank Johnson – Recipient of the U.S. Chamber’s Abraham Lincoln Leadership for America Award
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Gwinnett Chamber Congratulates Congressman Hank Johnson – Recipient of the U.S. Chamber’s Abraham Lincoln Leadership for America Award

We are nearly halfway into year 2020 and our nation has already faced a multitude of unprecedented challenges. The coronavirus pandemic alone has brought upon an economic recession resulting in a national unemployment rate as high as 14.4% and over a hundred thousand lives lost. As we navigate through these uncertain times, the need for...

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