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The Arts Learning Task Force will raise student achievement & attract businesses!

Earlier this week, Governor Deal announced the creation of the Arts Learning Task Force to help improve student achievement with the development of robust arts learning environments.

June 13, 2014

Kroger will create 120 jobs in Clayton County!

One of the world's largest grocery retailers, Kroger, is relocating to a new distribution center in Forest Park, creating 120 new jobs and investing more than $175 million over the next five years....

June 13, 2014

Korea-based auto supplier creates 80 jobs in LaGrange, GA!

Korea-based Hanil E Hwa Interior Systems, an auto supplier, will expand creating 80 jobs and investing $5.5 million over the next two years.  Governor Deal stated, "The international automotive...

June 11, 2014

Carpet Manufacturer creates 200 jobs in Bartow County!

The India-based textile company, Surya, recently invested $30 million in to a new facility in Cartersville, GA, creating 200 jobs. Governor Deal said, “Surya’s decision to expand in Georgia is an...

June 9, 2014

May revenues up 3.1 percent

Today, Governor Deal announced that Georgia's May revenues are up 3.1% totaling $1.39 billion for an increase of $42.25 million, compared the end of May 2013. The net tax revenue year-to-date...

June 9, 2014

Georgia receives $1 million grant to lead an education initiative!

Today Governor Deal announced that Georgia is one of just three states that were chosen to receive a $1 million grant to lead the education initiative, funded by the Lumina Foundation in partnership...

June 4, 2014

Northwest Georgia selected as one of 12 regions in $1.3B manufacturing initiative!

Congratulations Northwest Georgia! Northwest Georgia is one of the 12 regions selected to be a part of the new manufacturing initiative making them eligible for a share of $1.3 billion in federal...

June 4, 2014

BMC moving HQ from Boise to Atlanta!

BMC, the building materials and construction services company will relocate its corporate headquarters from Boise, Idaho to Atlanta. In a recent statement,BMC CEO  Peter Alexander said, “Atlanta was...

June 4, 2014

Chime Solutions brings more than 1,000 jobs to Clayton County!

On Monday, Governor Deal announced that the outsourcing firm for business process that specializes in contractor staffing solutions and contact center services, Chime Solutions Inc., will create more...

June 3, 2014

Georgia and Atlanta’s economy are looking bright!

Rajeev Dhawan, of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University's J. Mack Robinson College of Business, says that sunny times are ahead for Georgia and Atlanta's economy! We had a slow...

June 2, 2014

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