Thu., June 28, 2012 9:23am
Governor Nathan Deal is calling for state lawmakers to pass legislation that would lower the legal blood alcohol limit levels for boaters and hunters in the wake of a tragedy on Lake Lanier that killed two brothers.
Tue., March 6, 2012 11:00am
Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal has launched the "Read Across Georgia" initiative to support Gov. Nathan Deal's goal of increasing the number of third-graders reading at grade level in the state. Sandra Deal will visit schools across the state this month to read to students.
Mon., February 20, 2012 4:39pm
Gov. Nathan Deal says Georgia says the state has formed a partnership with Google to bring free websites to small businesses. Deal announced the new program Monday. He said the initiative is aimed at helping small businesses grow and find new customers.Free Websites For Businesses Free Websites For Businesses
Thu., January 26, 2012 9:13am
A report aimed at making the state more attractive to businesses cites education and workforce development as the most important factors for companies looking to locate or expand in Georgia.
Fri., January 13, 2012 6:58pm
Gov. Nathan Deal reports that the state's overall tax collections are down for the first time in 18 months. The figures released Friday show net tax collections for Georgia in December totaled $1.54 billion, a decrease of $19 million or 1.2 percent compared to last December. Through six months of fiscal year 2012, net revenue collections totaled $8.25 billion, an increase of 5.2 percent compared to same period last year..
Fri., January 6, 2012 3:31pm
The government of India is opening a new consulate to serve the southeastern U.S. The consulate will serve the approximately 100,000 Indian nationals living in Georgia and roughly 290,000 across the Southeast with services such as visas, passports and other documents. It also will help facilitate business.
Thu., January 5, 2012 7:35pm
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal is proposing consolidating, eliminating or significantly changing some state agencies in a plan to shore up the 2013 state budget. Among those agencies that could be affected: the State Personnel Administration, the Georgia Aviation Authority, the Sexual Offender Review Board and the Department of Labor.
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.
Wed., December 28, 2011 5:57pm
An outgoing member of Georgia's Department of Natural Resources board is taking aim at Governor Nathan Deal. Deal chose not to re-appoint Newnan insurance agent Warren Budd to another term on the board overseeing environmental protection. Budd says, insiders told him it's because he's in synch with environmental groups on some issues.
Wed., December 21, 2011 4:56pm
South Carolina ports officials are walking away from a proposed port project with Georgia for the second time this year. The fight over the planned jointly-run Jasper Ocean Terminal on the Savannah River comes as federal funding for Savannah harbor deepening looks more likely. A Georgia official calls new South Carolina demands "a game."