Articles from the Atlanta Business Chronicle

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Exit Interview: Gov. Deal leaving office with "a lot to be proud of"

As published in the Atlanta Business Chronicle on Jan. 4, 2019

When Nathan Deal took the oath of office as Georgia’s 82nd governor on a snowy day in January 2011, the Great Recession had swollen the Peach State’s unemployment rate to 10.4 percent.

The state government’s “rainy-day” fund, reserves to use in case of emergency, was down to a dangerously low $116 million.