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Deal announces Innovation Fund grant award winners

December 15, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced 18 award winners for the Innovation Fund, a competitive grant program that provides more than $4.5 million to local education authorities, schools, institutions of higher education and nonprofit organizations to further advance student achievement in Georgia.

Deal: Germany-based Häring to create 800 jobs in Hart County

December 10, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Germany-based Häring, a leading global manufacturer of precision components and subassemblies for the automotive industry, will locate its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Hartwell, creating 800 jobs by 2025 and investing $54 million into the project over the next five years.

Deal: State acts on High Demand Career Initiative report

December 10, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal today released the findings from the High Demand Career Initiative (HDCI), an initiative launched in January by Deal and led by the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), University System of Georgia (USG) and the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) to address Georgia’s important workforce needs.

Deal: Castellini Group to create 300 jobs in Clayton County

December 8, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Castellini Group of Companies, one of the largest fresh produce distributors in the United States, will develop a large-scale fresh-cut fruits and vegetables processing and produce distribution center in Conley, creating 300 jobs and investing $52 million into the project over the next several years.

Deal: November revenues up 4.3 percent

December 4, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that Georgia’s net tax collections for November totaled nearly $1.46 billion, an increase of approximately $60.5 million, or 4.3 percent, compared to November 2013.

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