Under the budget Gov. Nathan Deal signed Tuesday, the state will spend about five percent more than it’s spending this year. State officials say costs are rising for the fiscal year that starts on July 1 – but so is revenue.
Gov. Nathan Deal has begun the 40-day bill review and signing period that follows the legislative session each year. He can veto bills and even budget line-items but is expected to do so sparingly if at all.
Gov. Nathan Deal has vetoed a handful of bills passed by state lawmakers, including one that would have made it easier for families to enroll in Georgia's school voucher program for special needs students.