Fri., March 16, 2012 8:02am
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed into law the amended budget for the remainder of the fiscal year. The $18.5 billion budget adds only about $200 million to the original budget for the current fiscal year, which ends June 30. Most of the new spending addresses enrollment growth and deficits in Medicaid
Thu., February 23, 2012 5:13pm
The Georgia Senate approved the state's supplemental budget Thursday. The spending plan is some $200 million more than the original proposal.
Mon., January 2, 2012 7:30am
Georgia ports officials are asking state lawmakers for $46 million for Savannah harbor deepening in the upcoming legislative session. But it's not the only item they'll be following. Georgia Ports Authority also is interested in the results of a year-long initiative to re-write laws affecting businesses.
Tue., August 9, 2011 2:55pm
State agency heads are going into the next budget cycle with another directive to cut. Governor Nathan Deal says, he wants most agencies to remove 2% of spending from budgets due to his office by September. This comes despite a 7% jump in July revenues over last year. Deal's directive exempts Medicaid, prisons and K-12 schools.
Mon., June 6, 2011 1:43pm
The Watkinsville site has been targeted in federal budget cuts, but the research center may get new life from UGA.
Tue., May 17, 2011 5:22pm
Governor Nathan Deal has signed an $18.3 billion budget that increases health insurance premiums for state employees and slashes funding for Georgia's college system.
Wed., April 20, 2011 10:25am
The 2012 state budget includes tax breaks for manufacturers of airplane parts, developers, and Delta Airlines. But it’s unclear if they will save or create jobs.
Tue., March 15, 2011 3:54pm
Tomorrow is Crossover Day at the state capitol. That’s when bills must pass either chamber or won’t have a chance to become law until next year. Most of the big issues have already made it across.