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.
Fri., January 28, 2011 9:42am
The state’s new schools superintendent says a new formula for calculating graduation rates likely will mean Georgia’s will drop significantly. That's what John Barge told a joint education committee of state lawmakers this week.
Fri., January 28, 2011 8:52am
Hours after a Senate attempt to undo an outgoing veto be ex-Gov. Sonny Perdue, the House on Thursday declined to back up its sister chamber, with its leader saying he prefers working with his current boss to picking a fight with his former one.
Thu., November 18, 2010 10:43pm
With most of Georgia's Republican US House delegation signed on to a "no earmark" pledge, the fate of Georgia's biggest economic development project falls to Senators and some Democrats. GOP leaders in the new Congress say they won't pass a budget with unpopular so-called "pork barrel" spending. But that might include harbor deepening at the Port of Savannah.
Fri., July 30, 2010 4:21pm
The President visited Savannah in March to promote a relatively minor part of a massive energy bill. The U.S. Senate has all but killed any possibility of a major energy bill this year. But the Savannah-stumped HomeStar program survives.
Thu., April 29, 2010 7:33am
Georgia will have about $3 billion less in its budget than what it had only
Mon., April 26, 2010 8:08am
Candidates for hundreds of state offices on Monday began the political ritu
Fri., February 12, 2010 10:18am
Governor Sonny Perdue says he is supporting a plan that would give Atlanta’
Wed., November 4, 2009 5:17am
On the coast, former State Representative Buddy Carter won the senate seat
Thu., September 3, 2009 10:31pm
The Georgia House and Senate have been at odds over how to get taxpayers to