J. Scott Trubey, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

J. Scott Trubey

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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Past articles by J.:

Some firms expand health coverage after abortion ruling, others mum

Several top entertainment and technology companies with operations in Georgia said Friday they would move to expand employees’ access to abortion care in states where the procedure will be banned or curtailed after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade. But several large Atlanta-based employers stayed mum. → Read More

Georgia takes control of new megasite to pitch to manufacturers

Georgia and a Peach County agency announced the purchase of more than 1,100 acres southwest of Macon for a manufacturing megasite. → Read More

Documents reveal new details about future Hyundai EV plant in Georgia

The future Hyundai Motor Group electric vehicle factory in Bryan County near Savannah could become one of the largest industrial complexes in the South, served by a new network of roads and requiring expansive new water and wastewater services, new documents show. → Read More

Two Georgia counties saw some of the biggest housing growth in the U.S.

Two Georgia counties ranked near the top of the nation for growth in housing units in the year that ended last July, according to data released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. → Read More

How the new Hyundai Motor factory stacks up to other big Georgia deals

The $7.5 billion Hyundai Motor Group factory is expected to employ 8,500, ranking as the single largest corporate recruitment by jobs and investment in Georgia’s history. → Read More

Hyundai EV factory to be announced today near Savannah

South Korea's Hyundai to build a large electric vehicle plant near Savannah, Georgia. → Read More

Hyundai EV plans in Georgia reflect watershed moment for auto industry

A massive Hyundai electric-vehicle plant expected to be built in Georgia is the latest example of what appears to be a watershed moment for the auto industry. The big EV bets also bring big competition and big uncertainty as car makers and states jockey for dominance. → Read More

Hyundai plant talks latest sign of growing EV ecosystem in Georgia

As electric vehicle manufacturers flock to Georgia, a state long known for its peaches and pecans may soon be better known for its inverters and ions. → Read More

Kia’s parent firm planning second Georgia plant

Kia's parent firm could build its second automobile factory in Georgia that would employ thousands. → Read More

State, local officials offer $1.5B to land Rivian project

The state of Georgia promised electric vehicle maker Rivian a massive package of incentives to build a factory east of Atlanta where the company plans to hire 7,500. → Read More

Georgia seeks wetlands permits for Rivian site

The state of Georgia’s economic development agency on Friday applied for certain federal wetlands permits for the planned Rivian electric vehicle factory east of Atlanta. → Read More

Deal reached with Rivian for incentives, environmental standards

A development authority east of Atlanta has voted to approve an “economic development agreement” for the planned $5 billion Rivian factory, outlining terms with the electric vehicle company, including environmental standards and taxpayer-backed incentives. → Read More

Plastic container manufacturer plans facility in Middle Georgia

Gov. Brian Kemp’s office said Thursday that East Jordan Plastics of Michigan plans to build a $44 million manufacturing and distribution center in Toombs County between Macon and Savannah. → Read More

Rivian CEO reportedly warns about supply chain issues

The CEO of electric vehicle maker Rivian warned about supply chain issues for the EV sector, including current shortages of computer chips and a looming challenge in sourcing materials for batteries. → Read More

Rivian public meetings start next week

State officials have scheduled the first public meetings concerning the planned $5 billion Rivian electric vehicle plant. → Read More

Jury finds Mitzi Bickers guilty in Atlanta corruption case

Pastor Mitzi Bickers, a former city insider, was found guilty Wednesday of operating a cash-for-contracts scheme at Atlanta City Hall, a major victory for prosecutors in the first trial in a sprawling federal investigation that gripped the city’s political class since it became public five years ago. → Read More

Bickers trial: What you need to know so far

But not everything has gone off without a hitch. A key witness in the case, Cotena Alexander, a current city employee who Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeffrey Davis identified in the first day of trial as someone who took bribes to help Bickers steer city work, began the trial as an apparent cooperating witness. Since opening statements last week, she now appears to have had a change of heart and has… → Read More

Judge: Bickers team can probe key witness’s role as FBI informant

Judge: Mitzi Bickers team can probe key witness E.R. Mitchell Jr.'s role as FBI informant → Read More

Feds: Pastor a ‘manipulator’ in City Hall bribery scheme

Feds allege Pastor Mitzi Bickers was a ‘manipulator’ in City Hall bribery scheme; Defense says “There are massive holes in this case.” → Read More

Jury set for first Atlanta City Hall corruption trial

The public corruption trial of former Atlanta City Hall official Mitzi Bickers started Wednesday with jury selection. → Read More