October 30, 2017

Deal: Site Selection Ranks Georgia No. 1 for Business for Fifth Straight Year

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia has been named the No. 1 state in the nation in which to do business for the fifth consecutive year by Site Selection, a leading economic development trade magazine. According to Site Selection, Georgia is the first state to hold this ranking for five consecutive years under the … Continue reading Deal: Site Selection Ranks Georgia No. 1 for Business for Fifth Straight Year

October 26, 2017

Carter Applauds Trump Action on Opioids

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-Ga.) today applauded President Donald J. Trump’s declaration of a Nationwide Public Health Emergency to address the opioids crisis. “I am very glad President Trump made this declaration and it was an honor to join him at the White House today,” said Carter. “Americans are dying every … Continue reading Carter Applauds Trump Action on Opioids

Employment Increases in Northwest Georgia, Unemployment Down in September

ATLANTA – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said today the unemployment rate in the Northwest Georgia region fell in September as the number of employed residents increased and unemployment insurance claims declined. The September unemployment rate, at 4.2 percent, was down from 4.7 percent in August. The September rate compares favorably to last September when … Continue reading Employment Increases in Northwest Georgia, Unemployment Down in September