SENOIA – Not much can be seen from outside the rusted steel curtain that walls off the fictional town of Alexandria. But that didn’t matter to Jenny Williams, who traveled from Dade City, near Tampa, with her husband Ronnie to visit
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Georgia is falling behind the majority of states including several of its Southeast neighbors when it comes to making sure tax breaks deliver taxpayers a good return on investment. Twenty-seven states plus the District of Columbia now maintain policies that
In rural communities across the country, jobs are disappearing and people are moving away, driving a desperation that helped elect Donald Trump president. But as state lawmakers look for ways to bring life to these long-struggling areas, many are falling
A key Senate committee completed a two-day taxapalooza Wednesday by voting to cut the top state income tax rate, clarify that e-retailers must collect sales taxes for online purchases by Georgians, and eliminate sales taxes on taxi and limo rides.
Emory University employs about 300 foreign workers under temporary visas, assigning them to a wide range of research projects. Their work “is part of our core mission,” says Philip Wainwright, vice provost for global strategy. “The program and the research
An Updated Case for a State Earned Income Tax Credit Updated Dec. 2016. Originally published Aug. 2015. Building a better Georgia, with a strong economy and vibrant communities, requires a more resilient middle class and more opportunities for working families
On any given day in Georgia, hundreds of working families walk through the doors of nonprofit food banks in our communities. A young mom earning minimum wage as a cashier who can’t afford child care if she wants enough money