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Mon Dec 18, 2017, 08:21 PM

Tax breaks, fast internet proposed to bolster rural Georgia

A group of state lawmakers have approved sweeping proposals aimed at encouraging people and businesses to move to rural Georgia.

The group recently voted to support income tax breaks worth up to $6,000 a year, high-speed internet lines in unconnected areas and better health care access, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported .

High-speed internet is a critical step toward growth in rural areas because without it, businesses and residents might move elsewhere, said state Rep. Patty Bentley, D-Butler.

“You need access to broadband to make all of it work,” Bentley said. “Having access to internet is very critical to attracting industry into your communities.”

Read more: http://evans.allongeorgia.com/tax-breaks-fast-internet-proposed-to-bolster-rural-georgia/

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Mon Dec 18, 2017, 08:33 PM

1. Won't matter if people don't have the money.

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