Stephen Wade, Chairman of the Chamber's Advocacy Committee, hopes that the "document will bring attention to the issues and ideas most on the minds of Augusta Metro Chamber members.” The Public Policy Agenda document is the result of many meetings with the Augusta-Richmond County Commissioners by the Chamber’s Board of Directors and Advocacy Committee. “Our first and foremost objective is to build relationships and dialog and work together with our elected leaders to find solutions,” says Eddie Bussey, Chairman of the Augusta Metro Chamber Board of Directors.
The document is broken out into four sections and the key points of the agenda include:
The Chamber emphasizes many of the issues highlighted in this document are areas we can work on together with our elected officials to address. Above all, the Chamber stands ready to roll up our sleeves and find solutions.
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