.@GAFirstLadyDeal and I are so proud of all that's been accomplished during my time in office, as well as all those who have worked hard to make Georgia an even better place to call home. May God continue to bless our great state.
During my time in office, @GDECD’s Global Commerce Division has brought more than 227,000 jobs and $43.3 billion of investment to Georgia communities. Thank you to our GDEcD partners who have worked exceptionally hard to make Georgia the No. 1 state for business and opportunity.
I was honored to join state officials and @AUG_University leaders for the ribbon-cutting of the Shaffer-MacCartney Building of the @GACyberCenter last night. This facility will inspire the next generation of leaders to protect our nation, our businesses and our people.
“The need for these skills are huge - there are more than 200,000 cybersecurity jobs that remain unfilled. This number will double, unless places like this provide skills to fill these jobs.” Thanks @GovernorDeal for investing in the future of our industry! #GACyberCenter
BioIQ, a leading health care IT company, will locate its new headquarters in Cobb County, creating 500 jobs and investing more than $5 million. We’re proud to welcome @BioIQ to the No. 1 state for business. More: bit.ly/2C97g5C
Forquímica, a developer of sustainable agricultural products, will create 80 jobs and invest $1 million in Colquitt County. Georgia’s top-ranked business climate will provide Forquímica with a solid foundation for continued growth and success. Read more: bit.ly/2Tyhh3G
This morning I was joined by Gov.-elect @BrianKempGA, @GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson, Jackson Co. officials and company leadership to welcome SK innovation to Georgia. The company will create more than 2,000 jobs and invest over $1.67 billion in a new manufacturing facility.
We also announced that SK innovation will donate to education in the Jackson County community. As the No. 1 state for business six times over, Georgia is a preferred location for international industry leaders like SK innovation. More: bit.ly/2C13Guh
I was honored and humbled to attend today’s portrait unveiling at the State Capitol. @GAFirstLady and I are so thankful for all those who played important roles in Georgia’s successes over the last eight years. Read more here: bit.ly/2F8Mh74
In honor of Henry County Police Officer Michael Smith, who was tragically killed in the line of duty, flags will fly at half-staff on the State Capitol and in Henry County until sunset on Thursday, Jan. 3, the day of his interment. Executive order: bit.ly/2St2uqQ
“For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, which is Christ the Lord.” (Luke 2:11). On this holiest of days, we lift our hearts in praise for the wonderful gift of Jesus Christ & the joy of family. @GAFirstLady and I wish you & your loved ones a Merry Christmas.
With the nation’s No. 1 business climate and our innovative approach to transportation, Georgia has become a hub for companies that require a strong logistics infrastructure. We value @HapagLloydAG's longstanding commitment to creating quality jobs in Georgia.