1. 2018 Survey

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* 1. How many full-time employees does your company/organization have?

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* 2. How would you describe your role in your company/organization?

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* 3. Which of the following best describes your company/organization?

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* 4. Your company may have many locations, but when it comes to your everyday job, where do you spend the majority of your time? 

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* 5. Which of the following best describes your political ideology?

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* 6. In the 2018 General Election, which political party's candidates are you more likely to support?

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* 7. Are you a member of your local Chamber of Commerce?

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* 8. Are you a member of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce?

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* 9. Each of the following BUSINESS CLIMATE issues has been a Georgia Chamber legislative issue in recent years. As we prepare for a new administration and changes in the state legislature, which of these policy priorities do you think the chamber should support and prioritize?

  Top priority for GA Chamber Important but lower priority for GA Chamber Not too important for GA Chamber Should not be done
Lowering state income tax rates
Enacting a statewide business court for complicated litigation
Opposing policies & issues that hurt the state's business friendly brand
Continuing to pursue civil justice reform and opposing personal injury lawyers
Protecting the rights of businesses to prohibit firearms on private property
Protecting right-to-work and employment-at-will statutes
Focusing on diversity and inclusion as a positive driver of job growth
Reforming Georgia's occupational licensing laws

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* 10. Each of the following TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE issues has been a Georgia Chamber legislative issue in recent years. As we prepare for a new administration and changes in the state legislature, which of these policy priorities do you think the chamber should support and prioritize?

  Top priority for GA Chamber Important but lower priority for GA Chamber Not too important for GA Chamber Should not be done
Increased funding for transit
Completion of the deepening of the Port of Savannah
Improving rural broadband access in rural Georgia
Increased funding for freight rail
Increased funding for roads and bridges
Keeping energy costs low for businesses and consumers
Helping communities pass local/regional T-SPLOST

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* 11. Each of the following EDUCATION & WORKFORCE issues has been a Georgia Chamber legislative issue in recent years. As we prepare for a new administration and changes in the state legislature, which of these policy priorities do you think the chamber should support and prioritize?

  Top priority for GA Chamber Important but lower priority for GA Chamber Not too important for GA Chamber Should not be done
Reforming the funding system for K-12 public education
Expanding school choice through charters and private school options
Standardizing a school start date (3rd week of August) across all Georgia public schools
Improving the career and technical education options in public high schools
Promoting entrepreneurship and workplace skills in K-12 public education

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* 12. Each of the following ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT issues has been a Georgia Chamber legislative issue in recent years. As we prepare for a new administration and changes in the state legislature, which of these policy priorities do you think the chamber should support and prioritize?

  Top priority for GA Chamber Important but lower priority for GA Chamber Not too important for GA Chamber Should not be done
Recruiting new corporate headquarters and relocations to Georgia
Promoting policies and funding to improve the small business and entrepreneurship ecosystem
Prioritizing economic development programs for rural Georgia
Supporting dedicated funding for Georgia conservation & tourism promotion
Promoting the benefits of trade and keeping foreign markets open to Georgia products

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* 13. Each of the following HEALTHCARE issues has been a Georgia Chamber legislative issue in recent years. As we prepare for a new administration and changes in the state legislature, which of these policy priorities do you think the chamber should support and prioritize?

  Top priority for GA Chamber Important but lower priority for GA Chamber Not too important for GA Chamber Should not be done
Pursuing a federal waiver for a Georgia-specific alternative to Medicaid expansion
Improving the long-term viability of the rural healthcare network
Increased incentives for recruiting more healthcare providers to practice in Georgia
Opposing mandates to cover new procedures & services through employer-sponsored health insurance

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