First Slice 4-6-15: Georgia's budget to fund lots and lots of construction projects
So long, Melvin Upton and Craig Kimbrel!
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- A new parking deck will soon be headed to the Georgia World Congress Center's campus, not too far from a certain $1.4 billion stadium under construction.
Georgia's finalized budget contains more than $1 billion to help contractors and construction companies fund a variety of projects such as school buildings, public libraries, and a parking deck close to the Atlanta Falcons stadium.
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