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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.

State Health Benefit Plan's 2013 Wellness Plan

April 8, 2013

The State Health Benefit Plan’s Wellness Plan is one of the largest in the nation.

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.

Report Highlights Domestic Violence Fatalities

April 3, 2013

Over the past 10 years, the Fatality Review Project has recorded the deaths of more than 1,200 Georgians due to domestic violence.

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.

State Charter Schools Commission Votes on School Recommendations

March 27, 2013

Today, in its first set of decisions, the State Charter Schools Commission will vote on recommendations for a number of new charters.

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.

New App Takes Guesswork Out Of Auto Accidents

March 20, 2013

Georgia's Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens recommends a new free mobile app for Georgians to help you if you've been in an automobile accident.

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.

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