Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Promises about Economy on Deal-O-Meter

Will cut corporate income taxes by one-third

Said he will cut the state's corporate income tax from 6 to 4 percent. "We need to give businesses in Georgia every possible incentive to create new jobs as well as preserve the jobs we have now. "

Initially exempt some startup businesses from corporate income taxes

Said he will cut the corporate income tax for new small businesses in their first decade

Will deepen the Port of Savannah

Commited "to deepening the Port of Savannah in anticipation of the widening of the Panama Canal and improvements to infrastructure in Southeast Georgia to accommodate the increase in cargo."

Help local governments develop business-ready properties

Will "create a local government program to help with the development of 'business-ready' property throughout Georgia."

Create a program to spur business development

Create Certified Capital Company (CAPCO) program to fuel research and development