Tag Archives: Georgia economy

Report says immigrants bolster state’s economy, workforce

GBPI report says immigrants — both resident and undocumented — make a substantial contribution to growing Georgia’s economy . . .

Tags: GBPI , Georgia economy , immigrants , Josh McKoon , Nathan Deal , refugees , workforce

Economist says public works spending is needed

Georgia State University’s chief economist says public works pending could get a sluggish economy moving again, but acknowledged that is not likely to happen . . .

Tags: economic forecast , Georgia economy , national economy , Rajeev Dhawan

Political Notes: There will be growth, slowly

Georgia will continue to see revenue growth this fiscal year, but it will be modest, according to Georgia State University’s chief economic forecaster; Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss say they will go along with a prohibition on earmarks — unless they happen to need an earmark to pay for dredging the Savannah River harbor . . .

Tags: Amy Carter , earmarks , Ellis Black , Georgia economy , Johnny Isakson , Rajeev Dhawan , Savannah River harbor , Saxby Chambliss