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Deal announces record year for Georgia’s Centers of Innovation

August 26, 2014
Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that the Centers of Innovation, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, connected and assisted nearly 4,000 Georgia companies during 2014, up 30 percent from the previous fiscal year. “We are proud to offer this unique economic development resource to both companies that call Georgia home and those looking to locate here,” said Deal.

Georgia is CNBC’s Top State for Business in 2014

June 25, 2014
The South rises again! Georgia—the Peach State—slices up the competition in the 2014 America's Top States for Business rankings by CNBC, signaling an apparent shift back to the Sun Belt from the energy-rich Northern Plains. Always a contender, Georgia outdid itself in 2014.

Georgia bill steps up cargo theft protection

June 19, 2014
Georgia ranks in the top five states for cargo thefts, a statistic which a new law hopes to combat. The Georgia Cargo Theft Act was signed by Gov. Nathan Deal April 15 and goes into effect July 1. The law change specifies punishments based on the value of stolen cargo and identifies penalties for tampering with transport trucks.
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