According to numbers from Georgia’s Division of Family and Children Services, the total number of residents receiving welfare in the state has dropped by more than 2/3 since 2006. State officials say that is proof that their efforts are working – unemployment rates are way down and measures meant to rid the system of abusers have taken effect. While welfare still provides a safety net for those who truly need it, putting Georgians back to work and lifting them out of the welfare system has the state’s ship RISING…
Gov. Brian Kemp announced Thursday that the Ball Corporation will be constructing a new plant in Rome, bringing with it more than 180 jobs and an investment of over $200 million. The plant, which will produce aluminum cups, will be the company’s second in the area. For Rome and Floyd County as a whole, the big investment has the region RISING…
- House passes Hice’s Presidential Pension Reform bill
- Committee on Maternal Mortality hears about work being done across the state
- Debunking Ag Myths pt. 2: Snakes Aren’t Scary!
- Rome gets big investment
- Lawmakers hear testimony on casinos and gambling
- The 2020 Census and the dangers of under-counting