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Economic Development and Tourism
Committee Members
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
121-J State Capitol
Atlanta, GA 30334
Phone: (404) 656-0065
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NamePositionEmail Address
Jenna DoesAdministrative Assistantjenna.does@senate.ga.gov
Ben LyndeSRO Analystben.lynde@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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