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Budget Hearings - Tuesday, January 18, 2011


10:30 a.m. - Opening Remarks
10:35 a.m. - Governor - The Honorable Nathan Deal
11:00 a.m. - Economic Outlook and Revenue Estimating - Dr. Kenneth Heaghney, State Fiscal Economist
11:30 a.m. - Lunch
1:00 p.m. - Department of Education - Dr. John Barge, State Superintendent
2:00 p.m. - University System of Georgia - Dr. Erroll B. Davis, Chancellor
3:15 p.m. - Technical College System of Georgia - Ron Jackson, Commissioner
4:00 p.m. - Superior Courts - Judge Kathy Gosselin
4:30 p.m. - Adjourn

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Arguments On The Confederate Flag

A dozen NAACP members from Georgia gathered at the Dodge County Courthouse last week to call for the removal of the Confederate flag that flies on the courthouse grounds. We speak with the head of the NAACP in Dodge County and the spokesman for the Georgia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans on the meaning of the flag.

Looking Back On An Historic Day: Same-Sex Marriages Begin In Georgia

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Deal: Georgia Will Follow Federal Law

Following today’s Supreme Court ruling that legalizes gay marriage in all states, Gov. Nathan Deal said Georgia will follow federal law.

Despite Obamacare, One In Five Adult Georgians Still Uninsured

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