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Editor's Note: Atlanta mayor aims to turn the page with the governor's office

by Atlanta Business Journal

The mayor can’t fake a good relationship with the governor. It must be authentic.

So says Atlanta’s 61st Mayor Andre Dickens, a Democrat leading a blue city of just under 500,000 in a historically red state of 10.8 million.

Dickens and Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp share economic development goals in common, like luring high-paying jobs to the state. But the dynamics driving the state economy are different from those shaping the urban core. Well outside the city, Georgia has seen a boom in e-commerce…

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