State Sen. P.K. Martin (R.-Lawrenceville) points to rankings that show Georgia is one of the top states for job growth in technology, and he wants a study committee to find ways the state can ensure that growth continues and spreads. For now, the growth and the industry as a whole are centered around Midtown Atlanta and Georgia Tech.

The study committee, which met for the first time Wednesday in Carrollton, wants to find ways the state can help Atlanta’s growth remains steady and other parts of the state can get a share of the industry. Specifically, the committee is to study Information Technology Corridors, but Martin said it can be tough to define exactly what those corridors are.

Some states have them, but have done little to promote technology within them. Other states have areas where technology is booming organically, and the state simply supports that growth. Martin wants to see exactly what Georgia can do to incentivize technology job growth across the state. 

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