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Georgia Department of Education provides funding for GNETS, school districts

The Georgia Department of Education is using a portion of its federal stimulus funding to offset state cuts to Georgia.

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Carr Applauds Lake Lanier Storage Agreement

Attorney General Chris Carr is applauding the execution of a contract between Georgia and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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GA Unemployment Rate Drops in December, Job Growth Outpaces U.S.

The state added 44,700 jobs in December, while job numbers across the United States trended downward.

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Median Home Sale Price in Georgia Was Up $22.1k in 2020

Also of note, the median sales price for homes sold in 2020 was $250,000.

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State Farm Arena becomes first sports, entertainment venue in US to achieve health security verification

The arena is the first to receive a certification addressing the critical need to establish "confidence with sports fans and.

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Georgia plans to provide bonus payment to every public school teacher, school staff member

Governor Brian Kemp and State School Superintendent Richard Woods plan to pro​​vide a one-time, $1,000 bonus payment to every K-12.

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Georgia public schools to receive $1.7 billion in federal stimulus funding

The funds can be used to support at-risk student populations, distance/remote learning, school meals, mental and physical health, supplemental learning.

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Second COVID-19 stimulus bill provides $13 billion for ag programs

The package provides an estimated $13 billion directly to agricultural programs, with $300 million allocated to the Commerce Department for.

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Kemp Reports 16,000+ Jobs Created During First Half of Fiscal Year

The economic development projects in Georgia during the first half of fiscal year 2021 are slated to generate nearly $6.

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Dr. Steve Wrigley Announces Plan to Retire as Chancellor of the University System of Georgia

Dr. Wrigley has served as the 13th Chancellor of the University System since 2017, overseeing 26 public colleges and universities.

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