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Critics pan Georgia Power fossil fuel plans ahead of state PSC hearing

During a hearing, a Georgia Power representative urged the Public Service Commission to support a stipulated agreement that offers financial protection for ratepayers, despite criticisms that the company’s plans are unrealistic and could increase its carbon footprint. Critics argue that replacing the expanded use of fossil fuels with more renewable energy in the plan could prevent significant environmental impacts.

From Gas to Groceries: Navigating Georgia’s Fluctuating Sectoral Dynamics

The February 2024 Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) data reveals pivotal insights into Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell’s economic landscape. Regional Commissioner Victoria G. Lee emphasized the noteworthy trend of the shelter index, which contributed significantly to the 3.3 percent overall inflation rate over the past 12 months.

U.S. Job Market Improves as Unemployment Drops to 3.7%

According to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the United States gained 199,000 jobs in November, while the unemployment rate declined to 3.7 percent. Average hourly wages rose 4.0 percent over the past year and increased by 0.4 percent, or 12 cents, compared to October. The most notable job gains were observed …

Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged While Labor Force Reaches Record High

According to the Georgia Department of Labor, the state’s unemployment rate held steady at 3.4% in October. Notably, Georgia’s unemployment rate was five-tenths lower than the national unemployment rate. The state’s labor force set a new peak at 5,349,119, rising by 9,862 in October and by 116,549 over the past 12 months. The labor force …