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Preparing for Hurricanes

May 31, 2012

Earlier this week, Tropical Storm Beryl passed through the state, pouring rains on Memorial Day weekend picnics and beach outings. Running from June 1 to November 30, hurricane season has officially arrived. 

Order Vital Records Online

May 28, 2012

You can now order your birth and death certificates online.

Earning Junior Ranger and Gopher Badges

May 22, 2012

This summer, your child can head outdoors to earn their Junior Ranger and Gopher badges.

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at Warm Springs

May 17, 2012

Visit Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site in Warm Springs, Georgia this Memorial Day.

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

Governor 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.

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