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Three Augusta EDA members to be replaced



Three new but familiar faces may join the board of directors of the Augusta Economic Development Authority.

Mayor Garnett Johnson added the appointments - each to be made by a sitting commissioner - to Tuesday’s Augusta Commission meeting agenda, based on the “term expiration” of three members. ...

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  1. There need to be an appointment from organized labor om the economical development Authority President Biden’s just tapped Augusta Georgia as one of five cities to be a hub for Workforce Development. If organized labor is not at the table in economical development, contract and job participation organized labor will not support a 1/2-cent special purpose local option sales tax for the Coliseum. Plumbers and Steamfitters Local Union 150 Augusta Georgia just invested $4 million at 1255 Telfair Street Downtown Augusta with 33% Union contractor participation and brought the project in under budget! If Augusta Georgia want to receive billions in federal infrastructure dollars the entire Union BS got to stop!

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