Mon., January 31, 2011 8:24am
A new bill requiring zero based budgeting will be introduced in the state House today. It would require state agencies to justify their budgets from the ground up.
Thu., January 6, 2011 5:39pm
Governor Perdue announces new IT services will bring 110 jobs to Atlanta area
Tue., December 7, 2010 6:59pm
Governor Perdue today answered a charge by a group of black Atlanta pastors that the State’s investigation into cheating on the CRCT is a "witch hunt" against black teachers. The clergy is protesting possible criminal charges against educators. Fulton County’s District Attorney, Paul Howard, said he will seek criminal prosecutions if warranted in the cheating allegations at some Atlanta public schools.
Mon., November 1, 2010 7:37am
The Atlanta School Board is holding another meeting tonight to end the strife that may cause state intervention.
Wed., October 13, 2010 2:17pm
The University of Georgia may need to convince lawmakers that it’s the best place for expanding engineering programs in the State. Governor Perdue convinced the Board of Regents to delay a vote on UGA’s engineering proposal.
Fri., September 10, 2010 2:17pm
The state owned property that was supposed to house the Golf Hall of fame in Augusta still hasn’t been sold. It could still be months before the state will unload the downtown Augusta site through an auction.
Mon., August 30, 2010 3:45pm
A private prison broke ground Monday in middle Georgia. The 1,000-bed facility in Milledgeville is expected to employ 235 people when it opens in 2012.
Wed., August 25, 2010 5:33pm
A group tasked with overhauling Georgia’s tax code is holding public hearings across the state. The first will be Thursday evening in Atlanta. While the group hasn’t formed recommendations yet, they’re putting forth some bold ideas.
Thu., August 12, 2010 1:29pm
The state cut funding for a variety of standardized tests this year to save millions of dollars. First and second graders won’t be taking the CRCT test this year. Legislators cut the funding, but earlier this summer, Governor Perdue wanted it restored.
Thu., July 29, 2010 6:23pm
The judge reviewing the actions of three Warren County school board members has reached a verdict for Governor Perdue. He is recommending the removal of board members Clara Roberts, Cecil Brown and Charles Culver. A group of Warren County residents took legal action against the trio after their alleged unprofessional behavior jeopardized the school system’s accreditation.