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Economic Development and Tourism
Committee Members
Dugan, MikeVice Chairman - (Until 01/04/2024)
Hickman, BillyVice Chairman
Dixon, ClintEx-Officio
Watson, BenEx-Officio
Hickman, BillyMember - (Until 01/10/2024)
History and Duties
 The Committee on Economic Development has general jurisdiction over economic development, business, trade, and any proposed measures that will affect the presence of tourism throughout the state.
Capitol Office
303-A CLOB
Atlanta, GA 30334
Phone: (404) 463-1378
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NamePositionEmail Address
Paige McKennaAdministrative Assistantpaige.mckenna@senate.ga.gov
Josselyn HillOPLA Analystjosselyn.hill@senate.ga.gov

Fast Facts

  • No. 1 state to do business for six years
  • No. 1 state for startups (2013-2017)
  • No. 1 state for infrastructure and supply chain hubs (2018)
  • No. 2 state for film industry
  • The tourism industry had a $60.8 billion impact on Georgia's economy in 2018, generating more than $3.1 billion in tax revenue

Key Topics

  • Small business
  • Oversee Port of Savannah
  • Film and television industry
  • Tourism industry

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