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Georgia Will Not Set Up a State Health Insurance Exchange

November 19, 2012

In a letter to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Governor Nathan Deal confirmed on Friday that Georgia will not set up a state health insurance exchange.

Buckle Up During the Holidays

November 16, 2012

Here in Georgia we’re about to enter one of the busiest travel seasons of the year. That’s right - it’s time to pack up the kids and the pumpkin pie and hit the road for Thanksgiving with the family.

Celebrating Parents Teaching Children

November 14, 2012

Children model their parents, and that's largely the reason education study after study shows that parents are among the most effective teachers. Throughout Parent Engagement Month, the Georgia Department of Education encourages parents to get involved - to read with children, to take students to museums, to talk about history, science and the arts.

Complete Streets Grows State Transportation Policy

November 13, 2012

Complete Streets is a growing national initiative to improve the design and operation of roadways, particularly those in urban and suburban settings, to accommodate and encourage safe access for all users – motorists, transit riders, cyclists and pedestrians.

Honoring Our Veterans

November 8, 2012

On Veterans Day, we honor every patriotic man and woman who has ever worn the uniform of our country - Americans who stepped out of the crowd and swore an oath to support and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic.

2012 General Election Unofficial Results In

November 7, 2012

Although much of last night's news about the general election focused on President Barack Obama's win of a second term, several congressional, state and local races also spurred conversation.

2012 General Election Voting Today

November 6, 2012

Voters head to the polls today to cast ballots for the general election. If you haven't already voted this morning, log into My Voter Page to find your polling location and review a sample ballot.

State Parks Closed to Public for Deer Quota Hunts

November 5, 2012

Each fall, to prevent deer overpopulation, hunters spend select days culling herds, travelling from one state park to another. Starting tomorrow, Hard Labor Creek State Park will temporarily close to the public during its quota hunt. See the full schedule of park closures.

Unemployment Insurance Benefits Move to Electronic Delivery

November 2, 2012

Starting today, all recipients of unemployment insurance will get benefits electronically, either through direct bank deposit or debit card.

Peach Pass Updates Available on Mobile

November 1, 2012

To make an exhausting commute seem less so, the Peach Pass GO! mobile app lets commuters check their account balances, change their toll mode and review their billing statements at a moment's notice.

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