Wed., May 8, 2013 7:03pm
Georgia's state revenues increased 13 percent in April, compared with the same month a year ago. That makes for an overall 6 percent increase for fiscal year 2013. Gov. Nathan Deal said Wednesday that net revenue collections have so far totaled $14.1 billion for an increase of $808 million compared to the same point last year.
Thu., April 25, 2013 7:12pm
Governor Nathan Deal has signed the second round of a criminal justice bill into law.
Thu., April 25, 2013 6:17pm
Governor Deal on Wednesday signed a bill that’s intended to fix some unintended consequences of the state’s 2011 crackdown on illegal immigration. The measure also prohibits people here illegally from using their passports for identification.
Thu., April 18, 2013 1:08pm
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed two transportation bills into law that aim to help the state move forward on major projects. Deal signed the bills Thursday at an event at the Atlanta Metro Chamber of Commerce. The first, House Bill 202, provides greater flexibility for the state to distribute funds for interstate improvements and major regional projects, including deepening the shipping channel to the busy Port of Savannah.
Mon., April 1, 2013 1:37pm
As part of a long-term plan to keep the State Archives open, the General Assembly has approved transferring the research and records facility from the Secretary of State’s office to the University System of Georgia.
Thu., March 21, 2013 7:17pm
The state Senate has approved a bill that allows the University System of Georgia to take over management of the Georgia Archives. The bill unanimously passed the Senate Thursday. It now heads to Gov. Nathan Deal.
Tue., February 26, 2013 6:29pm
A new report finds deaths of young teen drivers nationwide increased sharply in the first six months of last year, reversing a decade-long trend. But fewer teens died during that time period in Georgia.
Fri., February 22, 2013 7:41pm
Gov. Nathan Deal is set to announce whether he'll suspend members of the DeKalb County School Board. Deal is set to make a decision Monday. During a roughly 14-hour hearing Thursday, the Georgia Board of Education voted to suspend six of nine school board members.
Fri., February 1, 2013 12:10pm
The Georgia House of Representatives has passed a proposal that would allow the state to avoid losing more than $450 million in federal money for Medicaid has cleared another legislative hurdle.
Wed., January 2, 2013 1:33pm
A Georgia sheriff has taken office with the start of the new year, despite facing a felony indictment. Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill took office on New Year's Day, reclaiming the office he lost in 2008.