Presented by Jackson EMC, the Gwinnett Chamber D.C. Fly-In allows businesses and community leaders from Gwinnett the unique opportunity to meet with members of the Gwinnett congressional delegation, as well as other D.C. decision-makers. On this policy-intensive trip, individuals can share views on federal legislation that will impact businesses and our community.
On Wednesday, May 1, U.S. Representative Rob Woodall arranged for the Gwinnett Chamber to visit the White House, and meet with Kevin Hassett, Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers. At their meeting, Chairman Hassett explained how President Trump is committed to cutting burdensome government regulations that stifle job creation and innovation and how that will bolster businesses in Georgia. On Thursday, May 2, the Gwinnett Chamber met with Senator Isakson, Senator Perdue, and Congressman Hice to discuss how health care, transportation, and education all contribute to a strong business environment in Georgia’s Seventh Congressional District and throughout the state.
The attendees from the Gwinnett Chamber included Dr. Dan Kaufman, president and CEO of the chamber, Nick Masino, the incoming chamber president, and other members of the chamber’s board of directors; State Sen. Brandon Beach; Lawrenceville Mayor Judy Johnson; Lawrenceville City Manager Chuck Warbington; Gwinnett County Administrator Glenn Stephens; and representatives from the Gwinnett County Department of Transportation, Atlanta Regional Commission, North Fulton Community Improvement District, Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners, Jackson Electric Membership Corporation, Georgia Power, Partnership Gwinnett, Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources and Gwinnett Medical Center, among others.
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