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January 8 Special Elections

December 12, 2012

With the resignations of state senators John Bulloch and Chip Rogers last week, voters from District 11 and District 21 will head back to the polls on January 8 to fill those vacancies. District 21 Representative Sean Jerguson, who is running for his district's now open senate seat, also put in his resignation last week.

Thanksgiving 2012

November 21, 2012

So that families can celebrate Thanksgiving together, all state offices will be closed today and tomorrow. If you need assistance, you can visit government agencies when they reopen on Monday, November 26.

Georgia Will Not Set Up a State Health Insurance Exchange

November 19, 2012

In a letter to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Governor Nathan Deal confirmed on Friday that Georgia will not set up a state health insurance exchange.

Honoring Our Veterans

November 8, 2012

On Veterans Day, we honor every patriotic man and woman who has ever worn the uniform of our country - Americans who stepped out of the crowd and swore an oath to support and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic.

2012 General Election Unofficial Results In

November 7, 2012

Although much of last night's news about the general election focused on President Barack Obama's win of a second term, several congressional, state and local races also spurred conversation.

November 6 Ballot Question: Multi-Year Leases for State Agencies

October 30, 2012

During the last legislative session, the Georgia General Assembly passed Senate Bill 37, a bill that this election will allow voters to decide whether state agencies can enter multi-year lease agreements.

Find Your Early Voting Locations

October 24, 2012

Since early voting began last week, more than 500,000 voters have cast ballots either in person or by absentee ballot. To join these early voters, find polling locations near you by logging into My Voter Page or visiting the poll locator.

October Is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October 22, 2012

The opportunity to earn a living and be self-supporting is a broadly held goal by Americans. Unfortunately, the rate and level of employment for people with disabilities is staggeringly low. Learn how employers can foster employment opportunities and increase workplace participation for people with disabilities.

Military & Overseas Voters Receive Ballots Electronically

October 16, 2012

In these weeks leading up to the general election, military and overseas voters can receive ballots electronically when they log into My Voter Page.

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

October 11, 2012

To promote cyber security throughout the state, the Georgia Technology Authority's Office of Information Security has assembled online resources for homes, schools and offices.

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