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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.

Congress vote sets SHEP in motion

May 22, 2014
The U.S. Senate’s passage of the federal Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 (WRRDA) has cleared the way for construction to begin on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. The House passed identical legislation on Tuesday. Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz called the bill’s passage a critical milestone.
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