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Collins plans industry roundtables

By Derreck Booth Anchor/reporter
GAINESVILLE - In an effort to get input from the community on regulatory burdens on local businesses, Congressman Doug Collins of Gainesville is planning several roundtable talks around the ninth district this month.

Collins, a Republican, is expected to meet with community bank representatives in Gainesville and officials with the granite and marble industries in Elberton and Jasper.

Collins is co-founder of the Freshman Regulatory Reform Caucus and sponsor of the Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlement Act, according to his office.



Schedule for industry roundtable discussions



Granite Industry:
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
2:00 p.m. - 2.45 p.m.

Elberton Civic Center
148 College Avenue
Elberton, GA 30635



Marble Industry:
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Pickens Chamber of Commerce Community Room
500 Stegall Drive
Jasper, GA 30143



Community Bankers:
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
2:00p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Peach State Bank, Third Floor Meeting Room
325 Washington St. NW
Gainesville, GA 30501
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