Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Home Chef, a meal kit delivery service, will create more than 1,200 jobs and invest $3.35 million in a new DeKalb County facility by 2020. “Home Chef is among the many innovative companies using Georgia’s high-performing transportation infrastructure to grow their distribution network,” said Deal. “By establishing this new facility and utilizing the state’s skilled workforce, Home Chef will be able to reach more of the Southeastern market and meet the needs of a growing customer base.
Mayor Kasim Reed Advances $380 Million in New Transportation Infrastructure Spending for November TSPLOST...
Mayor Kasim Reed announced today that the Atlanta City Council has voted 13 to 1 to approve a measure to put a special local option sales tax (TSPLOST) referendum on the November ballot to fund transportation related infrastructure projects throughout the City of Atlanta. The ballot referendum will ask Atlanta voters to authorize a 0.4 percent sales tax increase for a five-year period. The TSPLOST is projected to generate approximately $260 million, which will be leveraged to generate additional matching funds.
Mayor Kasim Reed, Councilmember C.T. Martin, Public Works Commissioner Richard Mendoza, and more than one hundred community members celebrated the groundbreaking of the first Renew Atlanta Infrastructure Bond project today. Following the groundbreaking, crews began preparation to resurface Lynhurst Drive at Cascade Road SW
Today at Liberty Plaza, Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law HB 170, legislation that addresses Georgia’s critical transportation infrastructure needs. The legislation is based off recommendations from the Joint Study Committee on Critical Infrastructure Funding, which was tasked with identifying funding solutions for Georgia's transportation needs. The new law will generate almost $1 billion in new transportation funding annually