Thu., May 16, 2013 7:12am
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has ordered the Department of Natural Resources to return Bibles that were removed from cabins and lodges at state parks. In a statement Wednesday, Deal said the state isn't violating any laws by having the Bibles in the cabins and lodge rooms.
Wed., May 15, 2013 4:56pm
Governor Nathan Deal is pushing back on critics of Georgia’s public school curriculum. Deal issued an executive order Wednesday It re-affirms that the federal government isn’t in charge of school curricula in Georgia.
Thu., May 2, 2013 6:29am
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to sign into law a sweeping overhaul of the state's juvenile justice system. The regulations are aimed at reducing the number of repeat juvenile offenders and the costs associated with them.
Wed., May 1, 2013 4:53pm
A bill requiring stricter background checks for Georgia child care workers is now law, as are two pieces of legislation aimed at making it easier for foreign nationals to get a driver's license.
Wed., May 1, 2013 9:00am
Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to sign a bill Wednesday that would bring major changes to child care centers across Georgia designed to improve child safety. Legislation passed by the General Assembly calls for every employee of licensed child care facilities to undergo a comprehensive, fingerprint-based background check.
Tue., April 30, 2013 4:10pm
Gov. Nathan Deal isn’t done overhauling the state’s criminal justice system. He told the Atlanta Press Club Tuesday that next he’ll tackle the task of helping inmates find jobs after prison.
Mon., April 29, 2013 5:00am
When a political party is out of power, its job is to needle the current administration. But in Georgia a new group has emerged to take on the role of critiquing Gov. Nathan Deal and the state’s Republican leaders.
Fri., April 26, 2013 4:54pm
Some Georgia Republicans say the federal government has taken over the job of deciding what materials teachers use in the classrooms. The program is called Common Core.
Thu., April 25, 2013 11:00am
Georgia's governor has signed a bill that aims to fix some unintended consequences of the state's 2011 crackdown on illegal immigration. The legislation signed by Gov. Nathan Deal on Wednesday also makes certain parts of the law stricter.
Tue., April 23, 2013 11:00am
An attorney representing an ousted DeKalb County school board member says lawmakers in 2010 exceeded their authority when they gave the governor the ability to remove locally-elected school board members. New details of the challenge to the law emerged in new court briefs the attorney filed April 19.