Category: Public Policy & Leadership Development

2021 Public Policy Agenda now available
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2021 Public Policy Agenda now available

The Gwinnett Chamber’s 2021 Public Policy Agenda is now available online. Adopted by the Board of Directors in November, the agenda identifies public policy issues that impact business at the local, state and regional levels. The chamber’s Public Policy Advisory Committee, the primary voice in advocating for members, advises and recommends positions on legislation that...

Gwinnett Chamber End-of-Year Scorecard
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Gwinnett Chamber End-of-Year Scorecard

A global pandemic, the embracement of virtual technology, and a presidential election with record turnout are just a handful of this year’s historic events. From a public policy perspective alone, 2020 is a year without its shortage of notable moments. As we look back on the year’s public policy happenings, the Gwinnett Chamber highlights three...

Gwinnett Chamber luncheon features Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan
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Gwinnett Chamber luncheon features Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan

On Wednesday, Dec. 2, the Gwinnett Chamber hosted a luncheon featuring Georgia’s Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan as the guest speaker. In a year marred with a public health crisis in the coronavirus and social unrest in an election year with heightened political divisiveness, Lt. Governor Duncan highlighted the passage of a COVID-19 liability legislation and...

Congressman Woodall: A Legacy of Service
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Congressman Woodall: A Legacy of Service

Long before Rob Woodall was elected to represent Georgia’s seventh congressional district in 2010, he was already making a difference in the lives of many Georgians. Although it rarely receives the attention it deserves, casework is an underappreciated pillar of a congressional office. However, Congressman Woodall recognized the importance of helping constituents navigate through the...

WATCH: Gwinnett Chamber Candidate Spotlight Series
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WATCH: Gwinnett Chamber Candidate Spotlight Series

The Gwinnett Chamber Candidate Spotlight Series features candidates running for State House and State Senate seats in Gwinnett County. Candidates share their thoughts why they are running and the greatest challenges and opportunities for Georgians. To watch the videos, visit www.gwinnettchamber.org/candidate-spotlight. Learn more about all the candidates by visiting www.gwinnettchamber.org/upcoming-elections/.

Gwinnett Chamber supports passage of transit referendum
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Gwinnett Chamber supports passage of transit referendum

Following the Gwinnett Chamber August board meeting, Gwinnett Chamber President and CEO Nick Masino announced that the chamber’s board approved a resolution to support the upcoming November 3 transit referendum. If the referendum passes, implementation of a 30-year, one-cent county sales tax will be used to fund transit expansion and enhancement projects and services in Gwinnett or that benefit Gwinnett.     The...

Gwinnett Chamber and Korean-American Chamber of Commerce of Atlanta-Georgia sign Memorandum of Understanding
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Gwinnett Chamber and Korean-American Chamber of Commerce of Atlanta-Georgia sign Memorandum of Understanding

The Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce (GCOC) and Korean-American Chamber of Commerce of Atlanta-Georgia (GAKACC) have agreed to participate in an alliance and made it official at its August board meeting. This Memorandum of Understanding is meant to encourage and further collaboration between the two parties to best serve their members and the diverse community.  “Gwinnett continues to seek opportunities for collaboration among a...

Gwinnett Chamber says Yes to Education SPLOST on November 3 ballot
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Gwinnett Chamber says Yes to Education SPLOST on November 3 ballot

Following the Gwinnett Chamber August board meeting, Gwinnett Chamber President and CEO Nick Masino announced that the chamber’s board approved a resolution to support the county education SPLOST (E-SPLOST), which will be on the ballot November 3, 2020. “Our county’s success can be directly tied to the quality of our schools,” said Nick Masino, president...

Gwinnett Chamber public policy manager featured on Business RadioX
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Gwinnett Chamber public policy manager featured on Business RadioX

Business RadioX’s show, “Gwinnett Business Radio” recently featured Gwinnett Chamber Manager, Public Policy & Community Affairs, Paul Oh, as well as Gwinnett Chamber Public Policy Vice Chair Dean Collins, Founder, Axis Companies. The pair gave an update on the public policy happenings at the Gwinnett Chamber as well as the state of Georgia. To listen, CLICK...

Celebrating the spirit of enterprise
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Celebrating the spirit of enterprise

Before the COVID-19 pandemic caused an untimely recession and global health crisis, the U.S. economy was at the peak of historic economic recovery. From record-low unemployment to exponential job growth and billions of dollars of economic investment, millions of Georgians have benefited from the past decade of economic prosperity. Much of the positive economic impacts...

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