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Governor breaks ground on Northwest Corridor project

September 17, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), the State Transportation Board and other state and local leaders today broke ground for the Northwest Corridor (NWC) Georgia Express Lanes project, some 30 miles of managed lanes which will increase mobility for I-75 and I-575 motorists and bolster economic development efforts.

Deal: All Georgia counties named Camera Ready

September 15, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal and the Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), today announced that all 159 Georgia counties have been designated Camera Ready.

Deal: Job creation, investment up in key industries

September 10, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that the Global Commerce division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) produced an increase in the number of jobs and investment in the industries of aerospace, call centers and logistics/distribution during fiscal year 2014.

Deal: August revenues up 3.5 percent

September 8, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that Georgia’s net tax collections for the month of August totaled $1.39 billion for an increase of $47 million, or 3.5 percent, compared to the month-ended August 2013.