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Kemp focusing budget proposals on rural Georgia economy
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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp visited the Dawsonville Pool Room on Tuesday, Sept. 29 for an event honoring the restaurant's reopening. - photo by Ben Hendren
When it comes to economic development, rural Georgia is punching above its weight. More than half of the 16,000 jobs created in Georgia during the first half of this fiscal year and more than half of $6 billion in new investment have gone to communities outside metro Atlanta.