Governor Nathan Deal delivered his final State of the State address earlier today. Deal touted the state’s economic recovery since the Great Recession.
”Seven years ago, Georgia’s unemployment rate stood at 10.4 percent. Since then, we have created roughly 675,000 new, private sector jobs and our unemployment rate is at its lowest level in over 10 years at just 4.3 percent,” according to Deal.
Deal also praised the work of the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Global Commerce team that helped to generate $6.33 billion in investment.