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Maryland Governor – $50.5 Million Economic Development
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Maryland Governor – $50.5 Million Economic Development

Will Help Create Jobs and Support Economic Recovery as State Battles COVID-19 Pandemic Governor Will Soon Propose Larger Economic and Stimulus Relief Package For Families and Small Businesses ANNAPOLIS, MD (STL.News) Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Friday announced $50.5 million for critical capital projects in the State of Maryland, including school construction and economic development projects across the state. To date, the governor has announced more than $700 million in emergency economic relief for Marylanders. “These shovel-ready projects will help create jobs and lay the foundation for the strongest possible recovery,” said Governor Hogan.  “In the coming days, we will be proposing a larger economic and stimulus relief package to provide further support to struggling Marylanders...
Georgia Governor Kemp Reports FY20 Economic Development Projects Increase in Georgia Despite pandemic
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Georgia Governor Kemp Reports FY20 Economic Development Projects Increase in Georgia Despite pandemic

Atlanta, GA (STL.News) On September 1st, Governor Brian P. Kemp, in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), announced an increase in economic development projects in Georgia and a total of more than $7.4 billion in new investments made in the state during fiscal year 2020.  This news follows today’s announcement by Governor Kemp that Area Development has named the State of Georgia the “Top State for Doing Business” for the seventh consecutive year. During fiscal year 2020, economic development project locations increased compared to the prior year, and the state reported a 30% increase in jobs created outside the ten-county metro Atlanta area.  From July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020, and despite the global impacts of COVID-19 during the second half of the fisc...
Georgia Governor Kemp to Make Economic Development Announcement
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Georgia Governor Kemp to Make Economic Development Announcement

Atlanta, GA (STL.News) On Tuesday, September 1, Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp will join local leaders and state officials to make an economic development announcement at Amazon's new fulfillment center in Gwinnett County. WHO: Governor Brian P. Kemp; First Lady Marty Kemp; Georgia Department of Economic Development Commissioner Pat Wilson; Rob Packett, Amazon Regional Director of Operations; members of the General Assembly; business leaders; state and local officials. WHEN: Tuesday, September 1 at 2:30 PM WHERE: Amazon’s ATL2 Fulfillment Center - 2255 West Park Place Blvd., Stone Mountain, GA 30087 RSVP: All media interested in attending the announcement should contact Tate Mitchell at tate.mitchell@georgia.gov to RSVP by 5 PM on Monday, August 31. ?
Commercial REALTOR® Diana Campbell Reaches 100 Episodes of Podcast Insider Insights
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Commercial REALTOR® Diana Campbell Reaches 100 Episodes of Podcast Insider Insights

  ATLANTA/  APRIL 10, 2019 (STL.News) The podcast provides an invaluable resource to business owners, investors and real estate developers seeking to gain a qualitative perspective on the Atlanta submarket surrounding the world’s busiest airport. Through short, pointed conversations, interviewees share signs of progress and dispel misunderstandings about the region. “While Insider Insights is about economic development, several episodes highlight employment and education opportunities -- these are the lynch pins of a strong community,” said Campbell. The 100th episode of Insider Insights featured Daylan Rollins, a resident and local college student. In this milestone episode, Rollins, discusses his love for South Fulton, his passion for the Falcons and reflects on the political pr...