Georgia Power’s Transformational Plan for State’s Energy Future Approved

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The Georgia Public Service Commission approved Georgia Power’s 2022 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), which sets forth a proactive, innovative and transformational roadmap for how Georgia Power will continue to meet the energy needs of customers, local communities and the State of Georgia for future generations. “As Georgia continues to grow and the energy landscape continues to evolve,… Read more »

Upgrade to Atlanta Airport’s Concourse D Through Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

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  For Immediate Release Thursday, July 7, 2022 Contacts: Daniela Campos (Sen. Ossoff), daniela_campos@ossoff.senate.gov Elena Radding (Sen. Warnock), Elena_Radding@warnock.senate.gov Ed Hula (Congresswoman Williams), ed.hula@mail.house.gov Sens. Ossoff & Warnock, Rep. Williams Announce Project to Upgrade to Atlanta Airport’s Concourse D Through Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Project will widen, upgrade, and modernize the Concourse, upgrading passenger experience & improving airport efficiency Project to… Read more »

AT&T Invests Nearly $5 Billion in Georgia

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AT&T Invests Nearly $5 Billion in Georgia In Georgia, we invested nearly $5.0 billion in our wireless and wireline networks from 2019-2021. Cities and communities throughout Georgia are impacted by this investment, including: More than $1.9 billion in the Atlanta, Sandy Springs and Marietta areas More than $200 million Augusta-Richmond County area We know how important it… Read more »

Relationship Renewal – Wellstar and United Healthcare

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Wellstar Health System and UnitedHealthcare Renew Relationship Staff Report Tuesday, June 28th, 2022 UnitedHealthcare and Wellstar Health System have reached a multi-year agreement that restores network access to Wellstar’s clinicians, hospitals, health parks and clinics for people enrolled in UnitedHealthcare employer-sponsored, individual and Medicare Advantage plans, effective July 1, 2022. The agreement also expands access to… Read more »

USG Contributes Over $19 Billion to Georgia’s Economy

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University System of Georgia’s Economic Impact Grows to $19.3B Staff Report Tuesday, June 28th, 2022 The University System of Georgia (USG) contributed a total of $19.3 billion to Georgia’s economy between July 1, 2020, and June 30, 2021, a $700 million or 3.8% increase over the previous year as the university system continued to make… Read more »

Andrew Young Honored at Atlanta Startup Awards

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Civil Rights Legend and Tech Pioneer to be Honored at Atlanta Startup Awards Staff Report Tuesday, June 28th, 2022 Startup Atlanta today announced that civil rights legend and social entrepreneur Andrew J. Young, and tech pioneer Ben Chestnut, will be presented with its highest honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award.  The honorees will be officially recognized… Read more »

Focus on Equity and Economic Empowerment in Atlanta

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UPS & The UPS Foundation Focus on Equity and Economic Empowerment in Atlanta Staff Report Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022 UPS and The UPS Foundation today shared three major announcements designed to positively impact communities around the world. Highlighted at the first-ever UPS Impact Summit, these new efforts support economic development and help improve lives in Atlanta — UPS’s hometown — Ukraine and… Read more »

Amazon Robotics Gift Supports Georgia Tech’s ATDC

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Amazon Robotics Gift Supports Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center To help support the growth of startups and individuals working to advance automation and robotics, Amazon Robotics today announced it is providing a substantial investment over three years to the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC). ATDC is Georgia’s technology startup incubator and helps entrepreneurs across the state… Read more »

Over $5M Small Business Loan Program

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Mayor Andre Dickens Announces Launch of $5.7 Million Small Business Loan Program Staff Report Wednesday, June 15th, 2022 Mayor Andre Dickens announced a new low-interest loan program to help small businesses in Atlanta. The Atlanta Recovery Loan Program (ARLP) is the first of four initiatives United Way of Greater Atlanta (UWGA)—in collaboration with Invest Atlanta—will… Read more »

Georgia State Redesigns Master of Global Hospitality Managment

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Georgia State’s Redesigned Master of Global Hospitality Management Emphasizes AI, Fintech, and Entrepreneurship Staff Report Tuesday, June 21st, 2022 Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business has redesigned the curriculum of its Regynald G. Washington Master of Global Hospitality Management (MGHM) to ensure graduates of the 12-month, three-semester program will not only gain a comprehensive… Read more »