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This Week in GeorgiaGov:

Georgia State War Veterans Homes to Charge Daily Fees

September 27, 2012

Starting in Jan. 2013, Georgia State War Veterans Homes will charge veterans a reasonable, daily fee of $22.42 to cover medical and nursing care expenses. The local veterans’ service offices in Augusta and Milledgeville will help veterans apply for federal benefits to defray these costs.

Setting Up a Health Insurance Exchange

September 18, 2012

By November 16, state officials will need to inform the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services whether Georgia plans to establish its own health insurance exchange, a decision that will at last offer some clarity about the Affordable Care Act's implementation.

Flags Fly Half-Staff on Patriot Day

September 11, 2012

In memory of those who died during the September 11, 2001 attacks, residents around the state this morning observed a moment of silence, and flags at state buildings will fly at half-staff throughout the day.

Labor Day 2012

September 3, 2012

In honor of Labor Day, all state offices will be closed today, Sept. 3. If you need assistance, all government agencies will reopen on Tuesday, Sept. 4.

Banning Synthetic Marijuana

August 20, 2012

Smoking synthetic marijuana comes with not only high risks to your health, but now strict legal consequences. Thanks to SB 370, Chase's Law, even possessing synthetic marijuana is now a felony.

First Looks at the General Primary Election Results

August 1, 2012

More than 1.6 million voters sent in advance ballots and headed to the polls for yesterday's general primary, one that saw the defeat of the T-SPLOST and the approval of Sunday liquor sales in select counties.

Introducing GeorgiaGov

April 26, 2012

The new Georgia.gov is redesigned with the user in mind.

Apply for Fall Internships at the Capitol

March 29, 2012

For college juniors or seniors, graduate students and law students, completing an internship at the Capitol offers an opportunity to see firsthand the inner workings of state government and at the same time to professionally develop.

Understanding & Preventing Foreclosures

March 29, 2012

Facing foreclosure? State agencies can help you understand and help prevent it from happening.

2012 General Election Runoff Unofficial Results In

After a tally of votes from yesterday's general election runoff, Mike Dugan leads Bill Hembree in the special Republican primary for the state senate seat open in District 30. Currently claiming close to 56 percent of the vote, Dugan will go on to face Libertarian James Camp on January 8.

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