10:00am House Session
10:00am Senate Session
Governor Nathan Deal laid out his plans for the coming year in his annual State of the State address at the State Capitol. He wants to spend more money on education, transportation, security and job growth.
Gov. Nathan Deal will release his 2013 budget proposal Wednesday, and the spending plan will include money for the Savannah Harbor Deepening project and new reservoirs. Gov. Deal will propose investing $45 million to expand the state’s water supply by building new reservoirs and drilling wells.
Gov. Nathan Deal is promoting a slate of tax proposals to help the state attract and retain businesses. He unveiled them at the annual Eggs and Issues breakfast Monday in Atlanta. Gov. Deal wants to give tax credits to businesses that create as few as 15 jobs. Currently, companies don’t receive them until they pledge to hire 50 people.
A prosecutor said he will launch an "immediate investigation" into misconduct charges against a powerful south Georgia judge who stepped down this month rather than face allegations that she abused her authority.
Gov. Nathan Deal's non-election year campaign fundraising total topped $2.4 million last year, according to his latest campaign finance report filed with the state ethics commission. The total for Deal, now in his second year in office, includes more than $630,000 for the six-month period ending Dec. 31. According to the report dated Jan. 9, he still has more than $850,000 in cash on hand.