Tag Archives: Gov. Nathan Deal

Kia adding $1.6 billion investment in Georgia auto plant

November 29, 2012

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By Associated Press Kia Motors sent yet another major signal Wednesday that its fast-paced growth at its mammoth auto assembly plant in West Point, Ga., is here for the long term. The company, along with several agencies in Troup County and Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal’s office, said it will be investing $1.6 billion in machinery […]

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Study: Georgia immigration law brought crop losses of $181M

October 23, 2011

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Georgia’s new law cracking down on undocumented migrant workers in the state caused eight of 10 growers of perishable fresh fruit and vegetable crops to see labor shortages this spring, a Georgia Department of Agriculture survey found. An analysis of the survey by the University of Georgia put overall losses to the agricultural industry at […]

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Marching out of Georgia: Why Mississippi shouldn’t fully copy Peach State

June 22, 2011

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By Ted Carter Role models are wonderful things, but sometimes you want to be careful about them. Such is the case with the aspirations of Mississippi’s business and civic leaders to be like Georgia. The Peach State in general and Atlanta in particular have had plenty of success to boast about over the last couple […]

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