Thu., May 16, 2013 11:00am
Gov. Nathan Deal's office is looking for Brunswick residents willing to take the place of a city commissioner who has been suspended. Deal must appoint someone to fill the post of Brunswick Commissioner James Brooks, who has been suspended while he awaits trial on charges of racketeering and violating his oath of office.
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 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.
Tue., May 7, 2013 6:56pm
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill to standardize annual evaluations for Georgia teachers and principals based, in part, on student performance. Deal signed the legislation without comment on Tuesday, which is the last day for bill signings.
Mon., May 6, 2013 4:47am
Governor Deal is set to sign major legislation Monday morning at the State Capitol. He has just two days left to sign new bills into law. Two yet-unsigned measures involve ethics reform.
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.
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.