A study released Wednesday shows that nearly three-quarters of small business owners are optimistic after the fallouts from the COVID-19 outbreak and believe they will be back to “business as normal” in the next six months.read more
COVID-19 has affected Georgians in many different ways. As businesses and governments shifted into shutdown, many started to wonder how they were going to pay their bills, rent and mortgages. As more and more segments of the economy shut down jobs were lost at record levels, people panicked and the federal government stepped in to the rescue with the CARES Act.read more
Not since 2009, or perhaps sometime in the 1930’s, have state and municipal budgets been looking at a drop off like what they are currently facing.read more
On the same day that Governor Brian Kemp announced the creation of six working groups to plan for reopening schools in the fall, the Georgia High School Association said it will begin allowing workouts and training with restrictions by its member schools on June 8 in an effort to begin preparation for a possible return to sporting events in the fall.read more
Early voting is underway across the state and a crowded field of Republican candidates are vying for their party’s nomination for Georgia’s 14th Congressional District in the June 9 Primary.read more
Several months ago University System of Georgia (USG) chief academic officer, Dr. Tristan Denley, floated a plan to reduce core courses students must take upon enrollment.read more
On the heels of the slaying of Ahmaud Arbery in coastal Georgia, a group of Georgia lawmakers are pushing for the passage of a hate-crime bill. One of the biggest advocates is speaker of the House David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, but opposition is building in the state Senate.read more
As Georgia businesses work to reopen, the thousands that operate internationally will be in uncharted waters, wading through a web of new rules and regulations tied to the COVID-19 pandemic.read more
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In an exclusive to InsiderAdvantage the Georgia Gang Investigators Association (GGIA) released its 2019 county-by-county summary of criminal arrest warrant numbers under Code Section 16-15-4.
“It’s a Great Day to Be Alive.”
That song by Georgian Travis Tritt has the power of Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the USA” but is an optimistic view of life verses Springsteen’s pessimistic view of America.
The Georgia General Assembly’s chief fiscal economist warned last year that Georgia might face a recession in 2020. Boy was he right, but for the wrong reasons. No one could have predicted the COVID-19 pandemic or its effects in September of 2019. Nevertheless, as a result of it, experts believe that Georgia could face a $4 billion shortfall over the next 15 months.