Day 4 – Thursday, January 17, 2013

GPB News - Politics

Deal Adds 'Local' Wrinkle To EthicsDeal Adds 'Local' Wrinkle To Ethics

Gov. Nathan Deal added a new wrinkle to the state’s ethics conversation in his State of the State address Thursday. It was just one line almost at the end of the governor’s annual speech: “If there is to be an expansion of the code of ethical conduct for members of the General Assembly, it should equally apply to all elected officials at the state and local levels,” Deal said.

Democrats Respond To Gov. DealDemocrats Respond To Gov. Deal

The following is the full transcript of the Senate Democratic Caucus' response to Governor Nathan Deal's State of the State address. The response was given by Sen. Steve Henson.

Deal Sets Budget At $19.9 BillionDeal Sets Budget At $19.9 Billion

Georgia would keep spending relatively flat under a $19.9 billion budget plan from Gov. Nathan Deal that tries some trims to health care spending while including limited infrastructure and education spending. That figure does not include billions in federal spending.

Ga. Senate Expected To Pass Medicaid PlanGa. Senate Expected To Pass Medicaid Plan

Leading Georgia Senate officials say they expect the Senate to pass Gov. Nathan Deal's proposal for a new Medicaid financing scheme that will spare lawmakers from voting directly on a tax.

What To Expect In The 'State Of The State'What To Expect In The 'State Of The State'

If Governor Nathan Deal’s Eggs and Issues speech Wednesday is any indication much of his State of the State address Thursday will be a mix of good and bad news.

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Super Skyscrapers

The Vertical City

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Antiques Roadshow

Vintage Baltimore

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Antiques Roadshow

Vintage Los Angeles

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Carol Burnett: The Mark Twain Prize