Wed., April 25, 2012 1:18pm
State officials are trying to close a shortfall of about $63 million for the health insurance plan that serves state workers and retirees. The amount is a big improvement over a multi-year deficit of more than $800 million the plan originally faced.
Mon., January 2, 2012 1:00pm
A new audit shows that Georgia paid workers who retired, quit, transferred or were laid off $43 million last year in unused vacation time. The unused leave cost state taxpayers closer to $60 million when also including payroll taxes and payments to the health benefits system.
Wed., March 9, 2011 6:58pm
The health insurance program for Georgia’s state employees is short about $250 million for next year. But the state’s top official in charge of teacher and state employee health plans said he doesn't expect more than a 10 percent jump in premiums next year.
Mon., July 19, 2010 5:04pm
State officials say “immediate action” is being taken to ensure money that pays teachers and state employees for health insurance claims continues to flow. But that fund is fast evaporating.
Mon., October 26, 2009 10:48am
A ban on gifts over $25 is routinely ignored and the violators go unpunishe
Wed., October 21, 2009 10:08pm
A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of state employees, claiming state worke
Tue., September 8, 2009 4:27pm
To help combat the spread of the flu across the state, the Georgia Deptartm