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Georgia ranks 37th highest on distilled spirits taxes

The state distilled spirits excise taxes in Georgia ranked 37th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

$382,393 in annual income gets you into Georgia’s top 1% club, study finds

Bring in at least $382,393 in yearly income, and you’ll be among the top 1 percent of earners in Georgia, according to a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the ultra wealthy in every state.

Georgia ranks 8th highest on wine taxes, study finds

The state wine excise taxes in Georgia ranked eighth in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

Georgia ranks 19th highest on state and local sales taxes, study finds

The combined state and average local sales taxes in Georgia ranked 19th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on July 2019 data.

Georgia ranks 4th highest on beer taxes, study finds

The state beer excise taxes in Georgia ranked fourth in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on January 2019 data.

Georgia has the highest identity theft rate among the 50 states, study finds

Georgia finished first in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of identity theft rates across the nation.

By the Numbers: Georgia not among the 17 jurisdictions with vaping taxes

Seventeen jurisdictions in the nation have some form of vapor product excise tax, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Atlanta ranks 22nd fittest U.S. city, study finds

Atlanta finished 22nd on a 2019 fitness index analyzing the 100 largest U.S. cities.

Georgia ranks 21st highest for pass-through business tax rates, study finds

Georgia finished in a tie for 21st in a Tax Foundation analysis of tax rates levied on pass-through businesses.

Dollar’s value in Georgia ranks 18th highest among the 50 states, study finds

Georgia finished in a tie for 18th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.

East Point ranks the most dangerous of Georgia cities, study finds

East Point was ranked the most dangerous city in Georgia in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.

Georgia ranks 8th worst for police officers, study finds

Georgia was ranked 44th in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.

Clint Dixon Pledges to Support Congressional Term Limits

Georgia state senate candidate Clint Dixon (district 45) has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.

Congressman David Scott quiet on USMCA

Rep. David Scott (D-Ga.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Congresswoman Lucy McBath quiet on USMCA

Rep. Lucy McBath (D-Ga.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Congressman Doug Collins quiet on USMCA

Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Congressman Sanford Bishop quiet on USMCA

Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-Ga.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

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