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Here Comes Round Two: Stay Safe in the Snow and Ice

February 12, 2014

State offices closed at noon on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, and continue to be closed through Thursday. Discover some great resources and learn some quick tips about preparing for and living through a winter storm in Georgia.

Georgia Founded 281 Years Ago Today

February 12, 2014

On February 12, 1733, James Oglethorpe and more than 100 colonists settled next to the Savannah River becoming the 13th colony of the newly found land known as America.

How Does Georgia’s Budget Work?

February 10, 2014

Learn the process of how the state of Georgia creates a budget each year.

2014 State of the Judiciary Address

February 6, 2014

Read a recap of the 2014 State of the Judiciary Address given by Chief Justice Hugh P. Thompson.

Visiting the Capitol During the Legislative Session

January 30, 2014

The Georgia Capitol opens its doors to visitors during the annual legislative session.

8 Tips to Drive Safely in the Snow

January 28, 2014

Drivers should take extra precautions with the icy roads.

Social Media in Georgia Government

February 3, 2014

A great way to stay connected with your Georgia government is through social media. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr, Instagram, Vine, Pinterest, YouTube—the list could go on and on. Many state agencies are on at least one social platform.

Juvenile Justice Reforms Spotlighted in 2014

January 24, 2014

HB 242, also known as the Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2013, went into affect on January 1, 2014. See how this bill's implementation will help improve the future of young offenders and save Georgia taxpayers significant amounts of money.

State Offices Closed on Monday

January 17, 2014

State Offices will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2014 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.

Corporate Registration Deadline Extended to May 31

January 22, 2014

The Secretary of State's online filing system for companies (called cGov) gets a makeover allowing the deadline for annual registration to be extended again this year.

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