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This Week in GeorgiaGov

New License Plates Available

May 16, 2012

Starting this week, you'll see new license plates on all Georgia roadways.

Reductions to Unemployment Benefits Signed into Law

May 14, 2012

Governor Nathan Deal recently signed House Bill 347 into law, cutting unemployment benefits to Georgians and increasing unemployment insurance taxes to businesses.

Medical School Scholarship Applications Due

May 11, 2012

Every year Georgia seeks dedicated physicians to serve in rural communities, where access to healthcare is often limited.

New Video Gaming Tax Credit Signed

May 10, 2012

Governor Nathan Deal signed legislation into law on Wednesday, May 2, letting Georgia’s growing video gaming industry keep state tax credits, but with new limitations.

Digital Learning Bill Passes State Senate

April 27, 2012

Gov. Nathan Deal has signed Senate Bill 289, The Digital Learning Act, which is expected to make Georgia a national leader in online learning.

Salary Reduction of Teachers Caught Cheating

April 27, 2012

Governor Nathan Deal has signed into law House Bill 692, which revokes any salary increase or bonuses for Georgia teachers who personally falsified or caused falsification of students' standardized tests.

Introducing GeorgiaGov

April 26, 2012

After 18 months of planning, designing and development, the new GeorgiaGov is now online.

Georgia Farmer’s Markets Open

April 24, 2012

The month of May brings the beginning of the farmer’s market season and the ability for Georgians to buy locally grown and raised goods.

Tornado Awareness and Safety Tips

April 24, 2012

Last year, more than a dozen tornadoes swept through northwest and central Georgia, killing 15 and injuring 143 others.

Governor Deal Signs New Tax Reform Bill

April 20, 2012

Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law House Bill 386, the Georgia Jobs and Family Tax Reform Plan, which cuts taxes for all Georgians and covers multiple types of tax eliminations.

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