Supply Shortages Continue Pumping-up Gas Prices

TAMPA, FL - The national average for gasoline inched up 2 cents in the past week. Typical spring factors like refinery maintenance, increasing demand and the switch to summer-blend fuel remain part of the story. In…

Gas Prices Continue to Rise

TAMPA, FL. — Gas prices remain at their highest level since September, amid tightened ethanol supplies, geopolitical tension and typical spring factors. A shortage of ethanol in the southeast could put upward pressure on gas…

Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Declines to 7.1%

ALTANTA, GA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 7.1 percent in February, down two-tenths of a percentage point from 7.3 percent in January. The rate…

U.S. Department of Education’s Race to the Top…

ATLANTA, GA - The U.S. Department of Education yesterday released its annual progress report about each of the 12 (phase 1 and 2) states participating in the Race to the Top (RT3) grant initiative. These assessments…

Governor Deal Announces Global Shipping Company Moves to…

ATLANTA, GA - Gov. Nathan Deal announced Tuesday that United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) will relocate its North American headquarters to Gwinnett County, investing double-digit millions and creating 160 jobs. “The strength of our ports…