Mon., July 23, 2012 4:24pm
Governor Nathan Deal agreed to pay several thousand dollars worth of fines to settle several ethics complaints. The state ethics commission dismissed the other complaints against him.
Thu., July 19, 2012 2:42pm
Governor Deal administered the oath of office Thursday to 37-year-old Keith Blackwell as the newest justice of the State Supreme Court. He will serve on the court until 2014, when voters will decide whether to keep him on the bench for a six-year term.
Thu., July 19, 2012 12:13pm
Gov. Nathan Deal has announced the end of tolls on Georgia Highway 400 by the end of next year. He tied the announcement to the metro Atlanta area's upcoming transportation tax referendum on the July 31 primary ballot.
Thu., June 28, 2012 6:37pm
The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold President Obama’s Affordable Care Act is polarizing Democrats and Republicans in Georgia.
Tue., May 1, 2012 1:24pm
Governor Nathan Deal signed into the law Tuesday a controversial abortion bill, shortening the period a woman in Georgia can have an abortion from 26 to 20 weeks. There are no exceptions for rape or incest.
Thu., April 19, 2012 4:12pm
Governor Nathan Deal signed into law today/Thursday the Georgia Jobs and Family Tax Reform Plan. The signing took place at the Award’s Luncheon for the 2012 Manufacturers of the Year---- with news that another big business is coming to Georgia.
Wed., March 28, 2012 2:50pm
Thursday is the final day of political wrangling before lawmakers end this year's legislative session. The 40th day of the session is called sine die. That’s a Latin term that means “without assigning another day.” It sounds like SIGN OR DIE, which, is actually the case. It’s the final day for lawmakers to pass bills for the Governor to sign.
Thu., February 9, 2012 4:52pm
The Georgia Military College band played Thursday at the State Capitol to celebrate Georgia heritage. Governor Nathan Deal was there to declare Sunday February the 12th as “Georgia Day.”
Fri., November 11, 2011 4:27pm
State leaders continue pushing for an expansion project they say is critical to the region's economy.
Wed., April 27, 2011 2:43pm
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a hefty tax break for Delta Air Lines. The bill Deal signed into law on Wednesday will save the Georgia-based airline up to $30 million on jet fuel taxes over two years. Supporters say the state must work to keep Delta in the state because it brings in millions of dollars in economic development.