Wed., December 19, 2012 5:27pm
Georgia is one of 17 states this week to settle a ten year-old tobacco dispute. The states had argued with four companies over payments under the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement. Georgia will get 56 million dollars for 2013 and the agreement ensures continued payments in the future.
Thu., December 16, 2010 4:10pm
Governor Sonny Perdue has announced which rural areas are getting funds from this year's tobacco settlement money. And the big winner isn't rural at all. Metro Savannah gets the largest award in this year's grants from the One Georgia Authority. The grant will help Gulfstream Aerospace build a new facility that's designed to add 1,000 new jobs.
Sat., July 3, 2010 9:49am
A fund intended to help the state’s most economically challenged areas was used to help woo NCR to Columbus and expand Mitsubishi in Savannah.