“Invest Georgia” Has Merit, Cannot Take Priority Over Other Needs

Two bills under consideration by the General Assembly would create an ambitious new economic development program, “Invest Georgia.” It would direct $100 million in state money over five years to improve Georgia businesses’ access to venture capital – an important form of financing for new companies and entrepreneurs. Senate Bill 224 (SB 224) and House Bill 285 (HB 285) are similar to each another, although they differ on how they would fund the new program.  Download the bill analysis.

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