Putting Georgia's economy back on the right track is a top priority for Lt. Governor Cagle and the Georgia Senate. He is taking action to promote new business investment that helps Georgia's companies grow, create incentives for new businesses to form, and encourage existing businesses to begin hiring again.
* Early in the session, Lt. Governor Cagle, Senate Majority Leader Rogers, and Senate Pro-Tem Williams announced the Jobs, Opportunity and Business Success (JOBS) Act of 2010, which helps create an environment for new jobs and fosters Georgia's growing companies. It promotes business investment, hiring currently unemployed Georgians, and incentivizes new business creation.
* Currently, Georgia's economic development spending is spread across the budget in various agencies and programs. The Joint Legislative Economic Development Council will ensure taxpayer dollars are being spent in the most effective manner by overseeing a unified statement economic development strategic plan.