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Brookhaven Launches Into Cityhood

December 17, 2012

After electing their first mayor and city council less than two weeks ago, Brookhaven residents today see their city open municipal operations.

Prefiled Legislation for 2013 Legislative Session

December 13, 2012

To prepare for the legislative session that starts January 14, state legislators have begun filing bills and resolutions for consideration.

Zero Tolerance During the Holidays

December 13, 2012

The end of 2012 has brought a new sense of urgency for Georgia besides battling the Christmas shopping crowds and making New Year’s resolutions. For the first time in 6 years, Georgia is on track to experience an increase in traffic fatalities.

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.

Christmas Tours at the Governor's Mansion

December 11, 2012

Governor Deal and his wife, Sandra, have decorated the Governor's Mansion for the holidays. Take a virtual tour of the mansion, and learn how to arrange your own visit during December.

Growing Opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

December 6, 2012

Analysts expect more than 200,000 jobs in STEM fields to be created here in Georgia by 2018, and to take advantage of this, school systems all over the state are implementing new programs and opening new schools that emphasize these areas.

Get Ready for Winter Weather

December 4, 2012

It is easy to forget about potential severe winter weather since Georgia typically has fairly mild winters, but don’t get left out in the cold. Severe winter weather can strike here in the South, and being prepared is absolutely crucial.

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.

Leveraging Our Strengths to Move the Georgia Lottery Corporation Forward

November 20, 2012

The Georgia Lottery is second-to-none with regard to its reputation, professionalism and commitment to maximizing funds for the educational programs in the state of Georgia. For the last 19 years much has been accomplished to generate more than $13.8 billion for Georgia’s HOPE Scholarship Program and Georgia’s Pre-K program.

Insurance Commissioner Speaks About Nationwide Insurance Security Breach

November 20, 2012

Following an online security breach at the Nationwide Insurance Company, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens yesterday reassured more than 28,000 Nationwide members and policy applicants across the state that the insurer would be keeping them informed and working to protect them all from identity theft.

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