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Governor Deal's 2015 Inauguration

January 13, 2015

Governor Nathan Deal was sworn in as the 82nd Governor of Georgia.

Tree Lightings in Georgia

December 9, 2014

Learn more about the 2 tree lighting ceremonies held in Georgia each year.

With a Servant’s Heart

December 4, 2014

Sandra Deal expresses her appreciation to all Georgians for their continued compassion during the holiday seasons.

Carl Edward Sanders: Bringing Georgia into the Modern Age

November 18, 2014

On Sunday, November 16, 2014, Georgia said farewell to a political pioneer and humble humanitarian.

Becoming a Law: The Governor's Role

March 31, 2014

Even though legislators hold a major roll in creating bills during the legislative session, a bill can't officially become a law without the governor's help.

2014 State of the State Address

January 15, 2014

Governor Nathan Deal gave his State of the State Address on Wednesday, January 15, 2014. In his speech, he focused on taxes, jobs, education and criminal justice reform.

Requesting a Proclamation/Commendation from the Governor

December 20, 2013

Requesting a proclamation or a commendation from Governor Deal contain many similarities. However, there are a few minute differences that might be worth noting.

Christmas with the Deals

December 10, 2013

It is officially Christmas in Georgia. The 42-foot tall tree outside of the Governor’s mansion was lit Sunday evening with thousands of Christmas lights, signaling the beginning of the season.

Governor Finishes Signing 2013 Bills

May 14, 2013

Last Tuesday, Governor Nathan Deal finished signing all bills from the 2013 legislative session. He approved 340 measures, many of which aim to protect children, reform the justice system and spur economic development.

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.