Thu., April 11, 2013 12:00pm
Tickets for midway rides at the Georgia National Fair in Perry will increase in the wake of state budget cuts. The board overseeing fair voted Wednesday to increase the price of tickets for midway rides.
Wed., March 6, 2013 10:02am
The Georgia General Assembly has approved a $19.3 billion midyear budget, including more money for schools and health care. It now awaits a signature from Gov. Nathan Deal.
Thu., August 9, 2012 7:38am
Georgia government doesn't save as much as many other states, while recent state spending increases outpaced the national average. Those are conclusions from a new nonpartisan analysis of all 50 states.
Mon., July 16, 2012 9:00am
While the rest of state government eliminated 10,000 jobs during the Great Recession, the University System of Georgia added more than 5,000 employees. Some schools increased staff by as much as 45 percent while students faced larger increases in tuition and fees.
Wed., September 14, 2011 2:50pm
The Georgia Board of Regents will study consolidating some of state's 35 public colleges. Chancellor Hank Huckaby says historic growth is unsustainable. Huckabee urges campuses not to panic.
Fri., August 19, 2011 4:04pm
As state lawmakers begin crafting the next budget, they are facing the prospect of deep cuts in federal dollars coming into the state. President Barack Obama’s budget director told agencies this week to expect 5 percent less funding and develop plans for 10 percent less.
Fri., January 28, 2011 5:07pm
Governor Nathan Deal’s proposed budget slashes funding for a partnership that turns university research into high-tech companies from $17 million to $4.5 million.
Wed., May 12, 2010 2:41pm
System-wide tuition hikes for state colleges and universities will take aff
Tue., March 23, 2010 3:41pm
A planned residency program at the Medical College of Georgia Athens Campus
Tue., March 16, 2010 2:21pm
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation could have one of its departments scale