Columbia County Chamber hosts post legislative breakfast
State Revenue Commissioner Lynne Riley spoke to more than 250 local business and community leaders at the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce’s Post Legislative Breakfast on Tuesday, May 9. Offered annually by the Chamber’s Government Affairs Committee, the Post Legislative Breakfast allows leaders to learn about the political challenges and activities that affect their area.
Following Riley’s presentation, state legislative delegates from the CSRA discussed legislation that was adopted during the 2017 session. Sen. Jesse Stone, Sen. Lee Anderson, Rep. Barry Fleming, Rep. Jodi Lott and Rep. Mark Newton broke down various bills that were put into place or will be over the next year. Riley and the delegates discussed the budget, including the approval for the $50 million Cyber Innovation and Training Center in Augusta.