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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.

Georgia Ag Forecast Meetings Start This Week

January 22, 2013

Starting this Friday, University of Georgia agronomists and economists will meet with farmers to discuss this year's outlook for the growing season.

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.

Georgia Commute Options Helps You Get More by Driving Less

January 17, 2013

Georgia Commute Options are free services that help commuters and employers.

Implementing Common Core Standards

January 16, 2013

Georgia was one of the first states to adopt a set of learning standards that sets public school performance expectations for each subject area in each grade.

Introducing GaMap2Care

January 15, 2013

GaMap2Care is a new, comprehensive database of licensed health care facilities and services in Georgia.

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.

Amber Alert Technology Helps Bring Children Home

January 10, 2013

Amber Alerts have proven to play an important and effective part in returning abducted children safely to their families.

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