Top News & Analysis Georgia


  • In gubernatorial races, it's the economy, 'stupid' Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 4:48 PM ET
    Scott Walker

    In 36 states electing governors, it's all about the economy. Governors seeking re-election promised to turn things around. Have they?

  • America's comeback states: 10 turnaround stories Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 4:44 PM ET

    These states have made the biggest gains since the Great Recession by reforming regulations and offering incentives to attract investment.

  • Why Georgia is 2014's top state for business Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 4:43 PM ET

    Georgia slices up the competition in America's Top States for Business 2014, signaling a shift back to the Sun Belt from the energy boomers.

  • Gov. Deal: Georgia best to do business Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 4:41 PM ET
    Gov. Deal: Georgia best to do business

    Georgia was revealed as CNBC's "Top State for Business" in the U.S..Gov. Nathan Deal, (R-Ga.), shares reasons why businesses continue to grow in the Peach State.

  • 1. Georgia Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    The Peach State is the cream of the crop for 2014, with the nation’s best workforce and the top infrastructure. But education remains poor.

  • States get nasty in the fight for jobs Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    The recovery is taking hold. Companies are hiring. State finances are looking up. Time for things to get nasty as states vie for business.

  • Crossroads Georgia climbs in business rankings Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 5:29 PM ET

    Global-trade crossroads Georgia is climbing in business rankings, thanks to educational prowess, tax incentives, investment and research.

  • How a powerful congressional committee lost its way Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 1:17 PM ET
    Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., arrives for the debate of Republican candidates for Georgia's open Senate seat at the Columbia County Exhibition Center in Grovetown, Ga., in April 2014.

    The House Appropriations Committee, responsible for how to spend a trillion dollars, lost its clout. Can the midterms help it return to power?

  • JetBlue pilots vote to join union; shares fall Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 3:30 PM ET

    JetBlue pilots voted to join the Air Line Pilots Association union, becoming the first employee group at the carrier to choose a bargaining agent.

  • Farmer wages bitter fight over sweet Vidalia onions Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 11:53 AM ET
    Vidalia onions

    A Georgia grower of sweet Vidalia onions has asked a judge to shield him from possible sanctions for shipping his crop.

  • Delta: No more miles! Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    Delta planes at the Salt Lake City international Airport

    Delta said it will become the latest carrier to change its frequent-flier program to a system based on ticket price rather than miles.

  • Power House: Atlanta real estate Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 1:45 PM ET
    Power House: Atlanta real estate

    Checking on the real estate market in Atlanta, Georgia, with Adesola Badon of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties. This week's power house is listed for $799,900.

  • KKR to acquire National Vision for $1 billion Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 10:36 AM ET
    A file picture of eyeglasses on display.

    Private equity firm KKR & Co said it would acquire National Vision from buyout firm Berkshire Partners in a deal worth nearly $1 billion.

  • Georgia expects Russian provocations: PM Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 4:10 AM ET
    Georgia expects Russian provocations: PM

    Irakli Gharibashvili, Georgia's prime minister, tells CNBC that the country is less dependent on Russia than Ukraine and is committed to deeper European integration.

  • Goldman may be last man in commodities rough patch Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 11:21 AM ET

    Goldman Sachs may be one of the last firms standing as a rocky romance between Wall Street and raw material markets turns sour.

  • 'Amazon' state tax ruling may head to Supreme Court Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 4:42 PM ET

    New York and Illinois court rulings on 'Amazon taxes' may head to the U.S. Supreme Court to settle questions about the taxing online retail sales.

  • Ditch the car? Dying suburbs revived by walking Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 8:47 AM ET
    Street scene in the Belmar section of Lakewood, Colo.

    The urban-suburban divide has come full circle and one of the most overlooked solutions to suburban flight is a focus on making communities walkable.

  • US July foreclosures fall from year ago: Report Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 9:13 AM ET

    There were fewer U.S. foreclosures in July than a year ago, while properties in the foreclosure pipeline also fell, according to CoreLogic data.

  • Move here! The most untaxing states for retirees Saturday, 24 Aug 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    The following states in our list are clear front runners in initiating tax policy that helps to attract and retain baby boomers.

  • Judge nixes race-based claims in Paula Deen suit Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 4:51 PM ET
    Paula Deen

    A federal judge in Georgia has thrown out race discrimination claims by a former Savannah restaurant manager whose lawsuit against Paula Deen burned her culinary empire badly.