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NOTES FROM THE SENATE, OCTOBER 19, 2018
SOME HISTORY OF THE ELEMENTS OF GEORGIA'S REVENUES

Every month I report on the numbers from the Department of Revenues' report and discuss how the state is doing. It hasn't always been this strong or positive for the state. And there are sections of the Revenue Report that have a history. This seemed like a good time to both compare where the state is to other Southern states but also to look more deeply at the areas of the revenue report. First the good news. (More)
NOTES FROM THE SENATE, OCTOBER 12, 2018
BOOMING SEPTEMBER REVENUES PUSHES FIRST QUARTER TO 7.0% GAIN

Whatever the state of Georgia is doing, we need to not change a thing. The third month of the new fiscal year produced an outstanding gain in revenues, totaling a 7.4% increase overall. This propelled the state to a 6.0 increase for the first quarter of the 2019 fiscal year. Further down in this column, we'll look at other states' performances and compare. (More)
NOTES FROM THE SENATE, OCTOBER 5, 2018
GEORGIA COULD WITHSTAND "MODERATE" RECESSION

One of the activities that federal banking agencies have started since the Great Recession is "stress testing" banks where they mimic banking downtown events and see how the bank structure would handle these "stresses" on bank capital and financial structure. (More)

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