Gov. Nathan Deal is scheduled to be sworn in for his second term as governor in the Capitol, Monday, January 12 at 2 p.m. (Listen to the ceremony live on GPB Radio or watch a livestream of the event.) Here is what is planned.
A group reviewing Georgia's child welfare system says officials should improve internal communications at the Division of Family and Children Services and bolster the agency's relationship with law enforcement.
Reporters gathered at Middle Georgia Regional Airport asked Deal about the ruling Sunday morning when he briefly touched down to sign a bill making changes to the Macon-Bibb County Community Enhancement Authority.
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a state of emergency declaration for the entire state of Georgia. In a statement released Tuesday afternoon, Deal urged Georgians who have to drive to use extreme caution while on the roads. "Once at your destination, if at all possible, please stay off the roads until conditions improve. State DOT crews will work around the clock to get roads clear; in addition, the National Guard, the Department of Public Safety and GEMA will work to get the state back to normal as quickly as possible.”
State Schools Superintendent John Barge officially launched his bid to unseat Gov. Nathan Deal Tuesday. Teachers say it will put school issues at the heart of the 2014 gubernatorial election. But GOP strategists believe it’s a Hail Mary pass by Barge.