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News Georgia Economy: We Spoke to Six Georgia Small Business Owners About Reopening After Coronavirus

Published on: Monday 01 June 2020
We Spoke to Six Georgia Small Business Owners About Reopening After Coronavirus
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/spoke-six-georgia-small-business-013000950.html

My personal view is, I think it was opened too early…With that being said, there luckily has not been a spike.” ...

News Georgia Economy: Month after lockdown end, Georgia’s economy still reopening slowly

Published on: Thursday 28 May 2020
Month after lockdown end, Georgia’s economy still reopening slowly
News source: https://www.ajc.com/business/economy/month-after-lockdown-end-georgia-economy-still-reopening-slowly/qdxt6ohTPu49Zz85XTfCSP/

Georgia's economic recovery rests on still-fearful consumers. More businesses are open. More people are circulating. But not like before coronavirus.

News Georgia Economy: Some U.S. states eye economic reopening; New Yorkers told to wear masks

Published on: Saturday 18 April 2020
Some U.S. states eye economic reopening; New Yorkers told to wear masks
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/u-states-eye-economic-reopening-145633909.html

More than 20 million have filed for unemployment benefits in the past few weeks alone as closures of businesses and schools and severe travel restrictions to try to curb the highly contagious virus have hammered the U.S. economy. "He's passing the buck without passing the bucks," Cuomo

News Georgia Economy: Georgia's teachers pension system may be resilient enough to withstand COVID-19 economic fallout

Published on: Friday 17 April 2020
Georgia's teachers pension system may be resilient enough to withstand COVID-19 economic fallout
News source: https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/politics/georgias-teachers-pension-system-may-be-resilient-enough-to-withstand-covid-19-economic-fallout

Despite an initial $15 billion loss, Georgia’s teacher retirement system is still in a “good spot” to withstand the economic downturn brought on by the response to COVID-19, according to a local analyst.

News Georgia Economy: Savannah economy shifts sideways in Q2

Published on: Saturday 12 October 2019
Savannah economy shifts sideways in Q2
News source: https://www.savannahnow.com/business/20191012/savannah-economy-shifts-sideways-in-q2

The second quarter of 2019 brought a sideways shift for the Savannah metro economy, with the economy contracting at a rate of -0.1%, according to the latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor.The Monitor is a publication of the Center for Business Analytics and Economic Research under the direction of Michael Toma at Georgia Southern University's Armstrong Campus.“While there was some fundamental momentum in the economy that continued to carry it forward, we had a little bit of a bump in

News Georgia Economy: David Perdue talks economy, China with UGA College Republicans

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
David Perdue talks economy, China with UGA College Republicans
News source: https://www.redandblack.com/uganews/david-perdue-talks-economy-china-with-uga-college-republicans/article_f52ca5a0-eb6b-11e9-97a0-97812e1fdfbd.html

On Oct. 9, Georgia Sen. David Perdue made a stop at the University of Georgia, where he spoke to a group of about 90, the UGA chapter of College Republicans. Perdue discussed his views on the ...

News Georgia Economy: Georgia Power named a Top U.S. Utility for Economic Development

Published on: Monday 30 September 2019
Georgia Power named a Top U.S. Utility for Economic Development
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/georgia-power-named-top-u-160000179.html

ATLANTA, Sept. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 21st consecutive year, Georgia Power has been named a "Top U.S. Utility for Economic Development" by Site Selection magazine. Georgia Power partnered with state and community organizations last year to assist 133 companies, resulting in more

News Georgia Economy: Georgia is key for latest geopolitical strategies realignment

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
Georgia is key for latest geopolitical strategies realignment
News source: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/oct/7/georgia-is-key-for-latest-geopolitical-strategies-/

From Europe to Asia, geopolitical strategies are realigning, and all of the moving pieces converge in the Caucasus region, which includes three post-Soviet countries: Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan.

News Georgia Economy: Mark Damon’s DCR Finance Receives $150 Million for Financing Georgia Films (EXCLUSIVE)

Published on: Monday 19 August 2019
Mark Damon’s DCR Finance Receives $150 Million for Financing Georgia Films (EXCLUSIVE)
News source: https://variety.com/2019/film/news/mark-damons-dcr-finance-financing-1203305580/

Asante Bradford, project manager for the Georgia Department of Economic Development, said, “There is a tremendous need for quality infrastructure and post production facilities in our market to ...

News Georgia Economy: Former Alpharetta Mayor Named To GA Economic Development Board

Published on: Friday 16 August 2019
Former Alpharetta Mayor Named To GA Economic Development Board
News source: https://patch.com/georgia/alpharetta/former-alpharetta-mayor-named-ga-economic-development-board

Former Alpharetta Mayor GA Economic Development - Alpharetta-Milton, GA - Former Alpharetta mayor David Belle Isle has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Georgia Department of Economic Development.

News Georgia Economy: Georgia receives A+ for small business friendliness; Kemp says they are 'backbone' of state's economy

Published on: Tuesday 06 August 2019
Georgia receives A+ for small business friendliness; Kemp says they are 'backbone' of state's economy
News source: https://www.11alive.com/article/money/business/georgia-receives-a-for-small-business-friendliness-kemp-says-they-are-backbone-of-states-economy/85-c0a84be9-dc6e-466c-83ad-021c4baf8b89

ATLANTA — A nationally-known website and app that helps consumers find local professionals for projects says Georgia is at the top when it comes to small business friendliness. Small business owners ...

News Georgia Economy: Governor orders Georgia agencies to develop plans to cut budgets

Published on: Tuesday 06 August 2019
Governor orders Georgia agencies to develop plans to cut budgets
News source: https://www.ajc.com/news/state--regional-govt--politics/governor-orders-georgia-agencies-develop-plans-cut-budgets/dwZTj31DL1bMW6c4Gnvt0O/

Georgia’s economy is still growing, but state agencies will have to look for ways to cut their budgets under a directive the Kemp administration sent out Tuesday. It is the first time budget cut ...

News Georgia Economy: Rising Profits, Rising Injuries: The Safety Crisis at Koch Industries’ Georgia-Pacific

Published on: Wednesday 07 August 2019
Rising Profits, Rising Injuries: The Safety Crisis at Koch Industries’ Georgia-Pacific
News source: https://www.propublica.org/article/rising-profits-rising-injuries-the-safety-crisis-at-koch-industries-georgia-pacific

Accidents began to rise, and it became apparent that some of the improvement may have had to do with the slower pace of the company’s business after the slowdown in the economy after 2008. Much of ...

News Georgia Economy: Georgia’s European Economic Area ambitions

Published on: Sunday 21 July 2019
Georgia’s European Economic Area ambitions
News source: https://www.euractiv.com/section/eastern-europe/opinion/georgias-european-economic-area-ambitions/

As the EU suffers from “enlargement fatigue”, perhaps the European Economic Area membership will prove a useful stepping stone for Georgia in its rightful quest to join the Union, writes Fraser Cameron.

News Georgia Economy: Remembering Ed Spivia, Georgia’s ambassador to thriving film industry

Published on: Sunday 28 July 2019
Remembering Ed Spivia, Georgia’s ambassador to thriving film industry
News source: https://www.ajc.com/news/remembering-spivia-georgia-movie-ambassador-who-courted-hollywood/srvt2IWUwFt6tAvoAZYsYO/

Ed Spivia, Georgia’s tireless ambassador to Hollywood and a visionary who decades ago grasped the impact film production could play in the state’s economy, died Saturday. He was Georgia’s first film ...

News Georgia Economy: Don't be Deceived by the Chaos in Georgia

Published on: Sunday 28 July 2019
Don't be Deceived by the Chaos in Georgia
News source: https://nationalinterest.org/feature/dont-be-deceived-chaos-georgia-69596

Georgia’s next president, Eduard Shevardnadze, faced charges of cronyism and government corruption. Additionally, he had to cope with a failing Georgian economy. Eduard Shevardnadze resigned ...

News Georgia Economy: Georgia guidebook serves 100 suggestions for hungry visitors

Published on: Saturday 20 July 2019
Georgia guidebook serves 100 suggestions for hungry visitors
News source: https://madison.com/travel/georgia-guidebook-serves-suggestions-for-hungry-visitors/article_01f50f51-6622-5520-85e1-553af2bac29f.html

The Tourism Division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development has just published its fifth edition of the Explore Georgia Official State Culinary Guide. It includes a list of "Georgia's 100 ...

News Georgia Economy: Georgia aims to spark interest in agriculture in schools

Published on: Monday 15 July 2019
Georgia aims to spark interest in agriculture in schools
News source: https://www.savannahnow.com/news/20190715/georgia-aims-to-spark-interest-in-agriculture-in-schools

ATLANTA — Georgia aims to encourage more students to seek agriculture jobs by offering new educational courses.Some of the courses begin as early as kindergarten, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported .The goal is to better acquaint students with one of the state's oldest industries. Georgia's agriculture industry adds about $75 billion to the economy each year and provides jobs for more than 400,000 people, the newspaper reported.The program will begin with 20 Georgia elementary