Tue., February 7, 2012 4:39pm
A new report from a non-partisan think-tank recommends overhauling how the state uses lottery funds to pay for pre-kindergarten and college scholarships. But Gov. Nathan Deal says many of the ideas are non-starters.
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.
Thu., May 12, 2011 1:33pm
Georgia could round out this fiscal year with a surplus. April’s 2.6 percent revenue spike is the tenth consecutive month of growth. House Appropriations Chair Terry England says any extra money will go straight to the state’s reserve fund.
Thu., April 7, 2011 2:50pm
A revised tax reform plan would create a large funding gap in the state budget next year. That’s according to a report by the state auditor. The plan would give nearly every Georgian a tax cut.
Fri., April 1, 2011 3:12pm
State lawmakers spent the week squabbling over whether a proposed tax plan would give every Georgian a tax break. And they’ve paid less attention to increasing state revenues.
Mon., January 31, 2011 3:40pm
State lawmakers expected new fees to generate millions more dollars than they're actually generating. Lawmakers expected an extra $200 paid by the state's worst speed violators to bring in $23 million. It's actually bringing in about $10 million.
Wed., March 31, 2010 2:49pm
Rickey Bevington speaks with two experts on how the campaign season is impa
Tue., November 10, 2009 4:28pm
State lawmakers will have a tough time balancing the state's budget next ye
Fri., October 9, 2009 5:07am
Net revenue collections for September were about $1.3 billion, compared to