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.
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.
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.
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.