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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.

Special Elections Today for Several Counties

January 8, 2013

Voters from State House District 21 and Senate Districts 11, 21 & 30, regions that include voters from Cherokee, Decatur, Fulton and Grady counties, among others, head to the polls today to cast ballots for new state representatives.

Review Prefiled Legislation for the 2013 Legislative Session

January 2, 2013

To prepare for the legislative session that starts January 14, state legislators have begun filing bills and resolutions for consideration.

New Year's Day 2013

December 28, 2012

To encourage families to spend the first day of the new year together, state offices are closed today. If you need assistance, you can visit government agencies when they reopen tomorrow, Wednesday, January 2.

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