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Governor Reviews 2013 Legislation

April 9, 2013

Yesterday, Governor Nathan Deal extended support to both businesses and veterans by signing House Bill 188 into law. The bill speeds professional licensing for veterans and their spouses.

Attorney General Supports Campaign to Curb Human Trafficking

April 4, 2013

In March 2011, a mother and father were sentenced to prison for pimping out their 14-year-old daughter to a used car salesman in lieu of making their $281 car payment. The 66-year-old used car salesman was also sent to prison.

Surplus Property Program Saves Schools $50,000

April 2, 2013

In July 2011, the Southeast Bulloch High School Marching Band hit on an affordable answer to a pricey problem. To reach the next level of success, the award-winning musicians needed new instruments.

Sine Die 2013: A Time-Honored Tradition

March 28, 2013

The last day of the legislative session, better known on Capitol Hill as Sine Die, is a lot like the last day of school.

The Legislative Process: SB 136 Passes the House

March 25, 2013

In a 146-17 vote the Georgia House of Representatives passed SB 136, a measure to lower the legal intoxication limit for boaters and hunters.

Counties Hold Special Elections Today

March 19, 2013

Voters will head to the polls today in several counties to fill vacancies for local elected officials and weigh in on questions that affect their communities.

GeorgiaGov Wins 2012 Innovation Award

March 18, 2013

At GeorgiaGov, we work hard to help you find the right information about state government quickly, and it’s always good to be recognized for your work.

Sen. Burt Jones Speaks Nonpartisan Elections

March 15, 2013

Among the first bills Governor Nathan Deal signed during this legislative session are ones that change voting law to allow nonpartisan elections for the new Macon-Bibb County government.

The Legislative Process: SB 136 Goes to the House

March 8, 2013

The Senate unanimously approved a bill that would make it a crime to pilot a boat with a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher and increase penalties for those caught boating drunk.

Crossover Day 2013

March 7, 2013

Georgia legislative session is only 40 days in length, and today, Crossover Day, holds significance for several reasons.

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