TAG Capitol Update: June 2014

June 2014


 TAG CAPITOL UPDATE          Technology: Where Georgia Leads

H-1B Visa Denials Slowed Atlanta's Tech Sector Growth 


A new report from the Partnership for a New American Economy details how existing H-1B visa lottery caps disproportionately hurt U.S.-born tech workers in the Atlanta metropolitan area by slowing job creation and wage growth in computer-related fields.



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Contribute To TAG PAC


TAG PAC, the state level political action committee, is the vehicle for technology leaders to financially support state level candidacies of men and women who understand and support issues important to the technology industry.



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2014 Georgia Primary Election Results 


On May 20 Georgia voters cast their ballots in the primary races for the Governor, the U.S. Senate, and a majority of Congressional seats. For more information on the primary election results:
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2014 Legislators of the Year


TAG is pleased to announce that State Senator Butch Miller (R) and State Representative Don Parsons (R-Marietta) have been named Legislators of the Year for their efforts on the Mobile BILD Act. The Award is given annually to lawmakers who demonstrate support and understanding of Georgia's technology issues and industry.   



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Got Ideas to Move Technology in Georgia? 


TAG is currently working on generating legislation for our 2015 legislative agenda to increase Georgia's tech-based economy. TAG is accepting any recommendations or ideas to enhance technology in Georgia. 




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In This Issue


H-1B Visa Denials Slowed Atlanta's Tech Sector Growth

Contribute to TAG PAC

2014 Georgia Primary Election Results

2014 Legislators of the Year

Got Ideas to Move Technology in Georgia?


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