The state of Georgia has delivered it’s pitch to Amazon for HQ2, which was due today. Never to let any opportunity past to Always Be Closing, Georgia used the delivery itself as part of it’s sales pitch, as shown in the video below: You can find more about how Georgia stacks up against the competition
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced today that the entities responsible for the two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle will receive additional loan guarantees. Georgia Power recently announced their intention to complete the project after their prime contractor, Westinghouse Electric, filed for bankruptcy over cost overruns on this and other projects. As others have
This morning, the Economic Innovation Group released its second Distressed Communities Index. Distressed areas are characterized by a variety of factors, including high levels of poverty and joblessness, low levels of educational attainment, and little-to-no economic growth. The years included in the 2017 index are 2011 to 2015. One thing we can see quite clearly on
Up in D.C., it remains to be seen if paranoia over a globalist takeover of our dear Republic will be the dominant economic worldview. But here in Georgia, we’re reaping plenty of benefits from being a key U.S. player in the global economy. In a statement released Tuesday, Governor Nathan Deal said the Peach State
This week’s Courier Herald column: On Sunday night, the Atlanta Falcons christened their new home for the next thirty years or so with a win over the Green Bay Packers. The game wasn’t quite as close as the 34-23 score might indicate. The team, like their new facility, looks to be in world class form.
From The Georgia Ports Authority: Dear Customers and Valued Stakeholders: Our hearts go out to the people of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina who are being impacted by Hurricane Irma. At approximately 2:45 this afternoon the Savannah River crested below our docks at the Garden City Terminal, and we are happy to report no water
This week’s Courier Herald column. This is the latest in a series, which you can read by clicking here. For the past several weeks we’ve taken a look at Georgia’s tax structure with a focus on how it affects Georgia’s competitiveness. Last week, an announcement moved this study from an project in the abstract to