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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.

Car Owners To Pay One-Time Title Ad Valorem Tax

February 25, 2013

Starting this Friday, car owners who purchase new or used vehicles will no longer pay the annual ad valorem tax but instead pay a one-time title tax.

The Legislative Process: Boating Safety in Georgia

February 22, 2013

To combat several incidences of boating while intoxicated on Lake Lanier recently, Governor Nathan Deal and several state legislators are working to strengthen public safety on the waterways.

Checkoff Georgia Partnership Simplifies Charitable Giving

February 20, 2013

A coalition of charitable organizations, Checkoff Georgia has raised millions for worthy Georgia causes since 1989.

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.

Sponsors Needed for Summer Food Service Program

February 15, 2013

Yesterday, President Obama highlighted Georgia's pre-Kindergarten program. DECAL administers the program and works to meet the needs of Georgia’s children and their families.

Governor Signs First Bills of 2013 Session

February 13, 2013

To prevent a nearly $700 million shortfall in program funding, Governor Nathan Deal this morning signed Senate Bill 24, the Hospital Medicaid Financing Program Act.

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.

Severe Weather Awareness Week

February 4, 2013

Georgians have experienced their share of severe weather recently with storms causing substantial damage, injury and even death last week in North Georgia.

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