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Governor Nathan Deal

Governor DealAfter 4 decades of service as a prosecutor, judge, state senator, and U.S. congressman, Nathan Deal took office as governor in January 2011.

Aiming to position Georgia as the country's leader for business, Governor Deal has launched the Competitiveness Initiative, pushed tax code reform and recruited businesses from all sectors to spur job growth. In his first term, he's also encouraged innovation in school systems, worked to shore up funding for the HOPE and Medicaid programs, and supported reform in the criminal justice system that promises both cost savings and better care for inmates.