Tue., July 9, 2013 3:14pm
The mayor of Dalton will challenge Gov. Nathan Deal for the GOP nomination in next year’s gubernatorial race. David Pennington says he’s running...
Thu., February 28, 2013 7:35am
The Federal Reserve chairman is warning federal sequestration will damage the nation’s fragile economy. Emory University economist Tom Smith helps us...
Fri., February 8, 2013 4:00pm
The state House passed an amended budget Friday for the current fiscal year. It reconciles projections from last year with the economic realities of...
Wed., January 16, 2013 1:21pm
A weaker-than-expected economic recovery is proving to be a drag on Georgia's state finances. Republican Gov. Nathan Deal must find a way to...
Wed., August 22, 2012 3:53pm
A Georgia economist predicts the state’s economy will stall this year and growth will remain slow next year.
Thu., April 26, 2012 11:34am
State labor officials say the preliminary unemployment rate in metro Atlanta dropped to 8.7 percent in March. The new jobless rate was announced...
Thu., April 12, 2012 3:09pm
Athens-Clarke County is the best-positioned community in the U.S. to attract investment and economic growth. That’s according to a Pittsburgh...
Thu., March 15, 2012 1:42pm
The $200 million Caterpillar facility along the border of Athens-Clarke and Oconee counties is creating 1,400 jobs. But University of Georgia...
Thu., January 26, 2012 2:22pm
For the second year in a row, the nonpartisan research group the Tax Foundation ranks Georgia the 34th most business-friendly state. It comes as...
Wed., January 4, 2012 4:16pm
Nationally, economists are predicting a rosier year for business and hiring. But there are signs that Georgia’s might not be as bright. Manufacturing...