Excerpt from House Resolution 743 by Representative Dobbs of the State of Georgia Legislature:
WHEREAS, the United States' partnership with the Netherlands is one of its oldest continuous relationships and dates back to the American Revolution. The excellent bilateral relations are based on close historical and cultural ties as well as a common dedication to individual freedom and human rights. The United States attaches great value to its strong economic and commercial ties with the Dutch. In 2007, the Netherlands was the fourth-largest direct foreign investor in the United States, and the United States was the second-largest direct foreign investor in the Netherlands; and Our management team and network welcomes inquiries from corporations, pension funds and individuals who are interested in expertise, ethics and personalized service resulting in a mutually profitable working relationship.