Government Affairs Committee



Jay_Gill_.jpg   Jay Gill, 2017 Committee Chair

   Business: Carroll EMC 
   Member Since: 1990






Goal:  To represent the business interests of Carroll County to local, regional, state and federal policymakers.



  • Discuss/support the Georgia Chamber Legislative agenda
  • Advise Chamber Board/membership on legislative issues and determine official positions when appropriate
  • Coordinate the Carroll County Day at the State Capitol
  • Coordinate a US Legislative Forum 
  • Coordinate the Membership Legislative Breakfast
  • Represent the Chamber at legislative functions
  • Coordinate the legislative reception following the Georgia session
  • Sponsor the legislative trip to Washington DC
  • Look for opportunities for training, forums, briefings, etc for legislative issues
  • Encourage good leaders to run for elected positions

Policy Agenda:

  • Support Special Local Option Sales Tax referendums for economic development and educational improvements
  • Monitor SB2-FAST Act proving streamlined accessibility and regulatory process to small business
  • Monitor state-wide broadband access implementation and funding
  • Support educational opportunities and improved career-ready programming to promote a more globally competitive workforce
  • Support continued sustainability through affordability and access of Tanner Health System
  • Support reduced state and federal regulatory constraints and improved funding allocations to enhance local infrastructure upgrades, reliable resource supplies and economic development incentives


Events Calendar

Carroll County Day at the Capitol (invitation only) -  February

Legislative Reception - April

Washington Fly In - September

Legislative  Breakfast - November 

Interested in joining this committee and its work, please click here.