Update from the Capitol: Week Six

By: Sen. Larry Walker (R – Perry)

As we pass the halfway mark of the 2018 legislative session, things are really moving along here at the capitol. This week, we covered a variety of topics with 20 bills passing through the Senate. We look forward to maintaining this pace of passing legislation as we close in on the deadline of Crossover Day, and eventually, Sine Die.

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Georgia DCA Designates Perry as Rural Zone

ATLANTA (January 13, 2018)  |  Sen. Larry Walker (R – Perry) announces that the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) has designated historic downtown Perry as a “Rural Zone” under a new program that will allow eligible businesses to qualify for state tax credits.  The Rural Downtown Revitalization Act, enacted by the legislature in 2017, encourages investment in “Rural Zone” communities that creates jobs, refurbishes older buildings and stimulates economic activity. Continue reading “Georgia DCA Designates Perry as Rural Zone”