Tue., December 10, 2013 11:17am
The upcoming legislative session will pass in the blink of an eye as state lawmakers race to prepare for re-election campaigns. That’s because they can’t raise money while serving under the Gold Dome. And that means everyone from Governor Nathan Deal on down is looking for a quick exit to the 40-day session. They’ll also most likely be facing primary elections in May, giving some lawmakers a scant two months to fundraise and campaign. In a briefing for journalists Tuesday, experts from the Atlanta firm McKenna Long and Aldridge shared insights and predictions for the 2014 General Assembly session, which begins Jan. 13.
Sun., October 31, 2010 6:13pm
Both candidates faced stinging questions, but it was Nathan Deal who found himself subject to attack from two sides. The Democrat, Roy Barnes, challenged his votes affecting women. The Libertarian, John Monds, challenged his conservative credentials.
Fri., September 24, 2010 12:04pm
Both candidates said that solving education, transportation and water problems were critical to luring new jobs. They spoke to about 300 economic development officials meeting for their annual conference in Savannah.
Tue., August 10, 2010 5:19pm
Nathan Deal appeared briefly and spoke to about 500 supporters at the Gainesville Civic Center shortly after 10 p.m. He said he'll wait a little while longer and watch results as Fulton County and Gwinnett county, two large metro Atlanta districts, still have to report all their precincts. The race is just too close to call.
Sat., July 17, 2010 6:57am
Four Republicans running for governor said they would allow local communities to decide whether they want to let alcohol be sold on Sundays.