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Remembering Zell Miller

March 27, 2018

We remember iconic Georgia politician Zell Miller (1932-2018).

Your Checklist for Moving Within Georgia

March 19, 2018

Are you living in Georgia already but moving to a new home? We’ll make the hassle of the move a little easier with this handy checklist.

2018 Legislative Update

March 15, 2018

In two weeks, the 154th Georgia General Assembly will wrap up its work for the year, concluding the two-year legislative cycle. 

It’s Tax Season – Don’t Forget Your Homestead Exemption!

March 6, 2018

If you just purchased a home or you own a home, make sure to file for homestead exemption with your local city or county. Georgia’s homestead exemption can save you money on your property taxes each year.

Human Trafficking & Georgia’s Anti-Sex Trafficking Lobby Day

February 15, 2018

Human trafficking is considered a form of modern-day slavery. Women, children, and men are coerced and manipulated every day to perform acts and services that are against their will. The United States government and Georgia government are working hard to combat this epidemic. Here’s how you can also get involved to help.

Get the Most Out of Your Health Plan: Biometric Screenings for State Employees and Covered Spouses

February 13, 2018

If you’re an employee of the State of Georgia, or a covered spouse of a Georgia employee, you may be eligible to schedule a free biometric screening and earn rewards in the process.

First Priority Act Plans to Turnaround Schools through Collaboration

January 29, 2018

Industry experts, schools, and communities are coming together under the First Priority Act to address problems in Georgia’s lowest-performing schools.

Volunteering in the New Year

January 9, 2018

What are your plans for 2018? If you’ve resolved to promote health, education, independence, environmental protection, or a strong community, start your search here.

Start the New Year with a Hike!

December 19, 2017

Throughout the United States, hikers — experienced and new — will hit the trails on January 1 as part of the First Day Hikes program. You can get involved at any of dozens of participating Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites.

Georgia’s Opioid Epidemic and Ways to Get Help

December 12, 2017

Georgia is #11 in the U.S. with opioid overdose deaths. Fortunately, we have the education and training to slow down this terrible disease and save the lives of our loved ones.

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