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Government must act quickly to save hotels, says Peachtree CEO Greg Friedman

Greg Friedman, Peachtree Hotel Group's CEO, says hotels need ‘significantly more capital’ within the next 30 days or they may go out of business.

Senator Kelly Loeffler Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises Georgia’s U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

Kevin Tanner Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises 2020 U.S. House candidate for Georgia (district 9), Kevin Tanner, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

Clayton Fuller Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises 2020 U.S. house candidate for Georgia (district 14), Clayton Fuller, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

WIC participation in Georgia drops 23.2% over 5 years

The number of Georgia residents taking part in the federal nutrition program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) declined 23.2 percent from fiscal years 2015 to 2019, the U.S. Food and Nutrition Service reported.

Highest income earners in Georgia taxed at 7% rate

The top 1 percent of earners in Georgia are taxed at an effective rate of 7 percent, compared to the state’s 9.8 percent tax rate on the middle 20 percent of income earners, according to a new 24/7 Wall St. analysis.

Todd Noblitt Pledges to Support Congressional Term Limits

2020 Georgia state house candidate, Todd Noblitt (district 53), has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Marjorie Taylor Greene Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises 2020 U.S. house candidate for Georgia (district 14), Marjorie Taylor Greene, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

Atlanta has liabilities equaling $9,900 per taxpayer

Among the 75 most populous cities in the U.S., Atlanta ranks 57th for the state of its finances, having $9,900 in liabilities per taxpayer, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released last month.

Charlize Byrd Pledges To Support Congressional Term Limits

2020 Georgia state house candidate and former state house representative, Charlice Byrd (district 20), has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Outbound cigarette smuggling rate in Georgia estimated at 4.8%

The outflow of smuggled cigarettes in Georgia is 4.8 percent, according to a new study from the Tax Foundation that examines the relationship between cigarette taxes and smuggling.

Georgia ranks 18th best in new economic outlook analysis

Georgia finished 18th in a study by the website Rich States, Poor States that examined the 50 states’ economic outlooks based on 15 weighted policy measures.

Georgia ranks 6th best on corporate tax study

Georgia finished sixth in a study by the Tax Foundation examining how well states have structured their corporate income tax systems in 2020.

Georgia among the 36 states with major tax changes in 2020

Georgia was included in a new analysis from the Tax Foundation identifying 36 states that have major changes to their tax codes taking effect this year.

Georgia job growth this year projected at 1.2%

Job growth in Georgia is expected to reach 1.2 percent by the end of 2020, down from the state's 2019 job growth of 1.7 percent, according to a new study by Kiplinger that assessed state economic outlooks.

Georgia has adequate funds to weather moderate recession

Georgia would have adequate revenues to manage a moderate economic downturn without raising taxes or cutting services, according to a new analysis from Moody’s Analytics.

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