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Jeffares earns top scores from Georgia Chamber

State Sen. Rick Jeffares (R-Locust Grove) has received a perfect score and an A+ rating, the highest score possible, on the Georgia Chamber's Legislative Scorecard. The Chamber's Legislative Scorecard recognizes legislators that supported strong business initiatives during the 2013 legislative session.

Throughout the 2013 Georgia General Assembly session, legislators addressed a number of issues pertaining to the state's business community.

Legislation enhancing Georgia's competitiveness through education, economic development, business and industry, and judiciary reform were designated as scorecard issues by the Georgia Chamber Government Affairs Council and are included in this year's legislative scorecard. Each legislator's grade, given by the Georgia Chamber, reflects an assessment of his or her support for business community priorities.

The complete 2013 Georgia Chamber Scorecard may be viewed and downloaded at www.gachamber.com/uploads/2013_Georgia_Chamber_Scorecard_WEB.pdf.

Sen. Rick Jeffares represents the 17th Senate District which includes portions of Henry, Rockdale and Newton counties.