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2017 Annual Meeting Summary
The 2017 Georgia Railroad Association Annual Meeting was held at the Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa in the beautiful mountains of north Georgia, Monday, May 15th - Tuesday, May 16th.
GRA Members Present the Case for Freight Rail at the Rural Development Committee Meeting in Waycross, Georgia
On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017, several GRA members attended the Georgia House Rural Development Committee meeting on Transportation held in Waycross, Georgia.

GRA members Craig Camuso, Joe Arbona, and Conner Poe joined Mark Middleton and Nancy Cobb (GDOT) on a panel to discuss the importance of freight rail in rural economic development. Also, GRA Associate Member Ryan Pidde presented on the merits of the GRA proposal to create a state tax credit that is similar to the 45G federal program. There was also discussion of SB 89, which would create the Georgia Freight Rail Program.

Getting Freight Out Could Boost Georgia
WAYCROSS - This gateway to the Okefenokee was, like a certain city once called Terminus, named in relation to...
Atlanta Journal Constitution | Oct 29, 2017

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Reasons to be Optimistic about Issues that Impact the Railroad Industry and its Diverse Customers
By AAR President and CEO, Edward R. Hamberger
HuffPost | May 1, 2017

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"The Members and Associate Members of the Georgia Railroad Association welcome you to our website.

The Georgia Railroad Association is a voluntary organization dedicated to providing value to our Members and Associate Members as we educate public officials, advocate to policy makers, and activate our members to deliver our industry message to public officials, and other decision makers.

GRA is the leading voice for freight rail, providing our members with a daily presence at the State Capitol during Georgia's legislative session." [More]

Lynne Middleton, Executive Director
 
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