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State Employees Key to Georgia DOD Success

February 26, 2013

More than 500 state employees work for the Georgia Department of Defense in jobs ranging from sanitation services to human resources and public affairs.

Voter Registration Deadline Today

February 19, 2013

If you'd like to vote in the March 19 special election, you'll need to submit your voter registration today.

Senate Adopts Alzheimer’s Response Plan

February 18, 2013

Alzheimer’s prevention and awareness is a critical issue facing Georgia’s rapidly-expanding aging population.

Special Elections Today for Several Counties

February 5, 2013

Voters from several counties head to the polls today for one special election and two run-off elections.

Georgia's Plan for Disaster Preparedness

January 24, 2013

Last Monday, Governor Deal issued an Executive Order updating GEMA's authorization to implement the Georgia Emergency Operations Plan in a State of Emergency.

Tax Court Opens This Month

January 23, 2013

To speed tax disputes through the courts, legislators last spring unanimously passed House Bill 100. By creating the Georgia Tax Tribunal, the bill aims to foster consistency and transparency as businesses and individuals confront complex tax law.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2013

January 18, 2013

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was an integral figure in the Civil Rights Movement. He spoke, engaged others, and preached about justice, empowerment, love and peace.

Governor Speaks State of the State

January 17, 2013

In his State of the State Address this morning, Governor Nathan Deal shared with the full General Assembly his plans to improve public safety, support education, fund health care and continue to encourage new business around the state.

Legislative Session Starts Today

January 14, 2013

The legislative session starts today with promises of debate about ethics reform, renewal of the hospital bed tax and funding for education.

Candidates Qualify for the February 5 Special Election

January 9, 2013

On February 5, voters from Coweta and Fayette counties will head back to the polls to elect a new state House representative.

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