Thu., April 25, 2013 11:00am
Georgia's governor has signed a bill that aims to fix some unintended consequences of the state's 2011 crackdown on illegal immigration. The legislation signed by Gov. Nathan Deal on Wednesday also makes certain parts of the law stricter.
Tue., April 23, 2013 11:00am
An attorney representing an ousted DeKalb County school board member says lawmakers in 2010 exceeded their authority when they gave the governor the ability to remove locally-elected school board members. New details of the challenge to the law emerged in new court briefs the attorney filed April 19.
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.
Wed., April 17, 2013 7:48pm
Gov. Nathan Deal says top state officials are staying in close contact with federal authorities investigating the Boston bombings and now suspicious letters sent to federal officials.
Mon., April 15, 2013 10:02am
Georgia officials say they're taking a closer look at having state taxpayers pay a larger upfront share to begin deepening the waterway to the bustling Port of Savannah. The federal government's share of the $652 million project is proving tough to get.
Tue., April 9, 2013 8:42am
A Japanese tractor and garden equipment company has opened a new $73 million manufacturing plant in north Georgia. Gov. Nathan Deal Monday celebrated the grand opening of the new Kubota Corp. plant in Jefferson.
Mon., April 8, 2013 5:10pm
Members of Georgia’s National Guard looked on as Governor Nathan Deal signed the “Veterans Licensure Bill” into law Monday at Clay National Guard Center in Marietta.
Tue., April 2, 2013 6:39pm
The mayor of a northwest Georgia city says he's considering a run for governor. Dalton Mayor David Pennington says he is mulling a Republican primary challenge next year to Gov. Nathan Deal.
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.
Mon., April 1, 2013 4:36am
The State Archives is in the process of moving from the Secretary of State’s control to the University System of Georgia.