Tue., May 7, 2013 3:52pm
Under the budget Gov. Nathan Deal signed Tuesday, the state will spend about five percent more than it’s spending this year. State officials say costs are rising for the fiscal year that starts on July 1 – but so is revenue.
Tue., March 12, 2013 4:49pm
The budget for the next fiscal year cleared another legislative hurdle Tuesday. The spending plan passed the state House, and now heads to the state Senate for approval.
Thu., January 24, 2013 5:00pm
State healthcare officials told lawmakers Thursday they’re doing their best to keep ballooning medical costs down. But as they say Georgia’s aging population isn’t helping matters.
Tue., January 22, 2013 4:53pm
Gov. Nathan Deal’s 2014 budget includes small investments in areas he’s targeted, including accountability courts and juvenile justice. Speaking Tuesday at budget hearings at the state Capitol, he told lawmakers Georgia’s continued slow economic recovery nixes any ambitious plans.