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Top Legislative Goals

Economic Development &
Taxation
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Economic Development &
Taxation




Ensure Georgia is able to grow its economy and maintain its reputation as a leader for global commerce by opposing policies that promote discrimination or would have a discriminatory effect

Continue to build an attractive statewide ecosystem for venture and seed capital through support for Invest Georgia and other programs

Support ongoing examination of the current tax base, tax rates, tax incentives and compliance requirements to ensure a Georgia business environment that is fair and competitive -- not only for the state’s current businesses but also for businesses considering relocating here

Education
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Education




Ensure K-12 education funds are invested more efficiently and effectively to improve student outcomes and increase transparency

Maintain college-and career-ready standards in K-12 public education to promote a more globally competitive workforce

Transportation
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Transportation




Continue to improve Georgia’s infrastructure through maximizing current revenue sources for transportation funding

Expand infrastructure focus to multi-modal transportation priorities including transit, freight and logistics

Energy &
Natural Resources
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Energy &
Natural Resources




Protect statewide access to sustainable, reliable and affordable energy supplies

Enhance access to high-quality, affordable water supplies; promote investment in critical infrastructure; and ensure future water supply security for communities and businesses across the state

Health
Care
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Health
Care




Ensure the viability of our statewide health system through improving access and affordability

Promote cost containment with respect to employer-sponsored health insurance

Employment
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Employment




Preserve Georgia’s employment-at-will doctrine and strengthen the state’s right-to-work status

Continue to make substantive changes to the workers’ compensation system that promote
balance for employers and employees

Legal Reform
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Legal Reform




Continue to support, preserve and strengthen civil justice reform

Improve balance in the state’s civil justice system by: modernizing rules of civil procedure for handling electronic discovery requests; limiting double recovery for non-existent medical expenses; and updating the business judgment rule to create a fair standard for business officers and directors

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