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1 min ago | The Coastal Courier

Governor to speak at GSU graduation

Georgia Southern University has selected the Gov. Nathan Deal and the 2014 Georgia Teacher of the Year and Georgia Southern alumna Jemelleh Coes as the speakers for the 2014 spring commencement ceremonies on May 9 and 10. Deal will address undergraduates as they receive their degrees at 9 a.m. May 10 at Allen E. Paulson Stadium.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Tax 'holidays' now a tradition worth preserving

It was all but a foregone conclusion that the state of Georgia would extend the latter-day tradition of designated sales tax "holidays" for certain kinds of purchases.

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Washington Times

Ga. alters state employee health insurance program

The Georgia Department of Community Health announced Tuesday that it is looking to increase the number of companies participating in the State Health Benefit Plan and will offer more coverage options for state employees, including HMOs, beginning next year.

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Free Republic

Georgia on My Mind

In 2 minutes, this video message explains why Karl Rove, "elite" GOP, the RNC and the RGA, are nervous as chickens in a poultry factory.

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Patch.com

Dacula's Request to Annex 75 Acres Gets OK from Gov. Deal

The City of Dacula will get a little larger on June 1, 2014 - 75 acres larger, to be exact.

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MDJonline.com

Proposed Cobb Board of Education budget includes raises, new hires

The proposed 2015 fiscal year budget totaling $890 million, including a proposal to hire 193 new teachers.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Tax free holiday great for businesses and families

Georgia's sales tax holidays will return this year. Today, Governor Nathan Deal signed a bill that sets 2 days for tax-free shopping on back to school items and three days for energy-efficient appliances.

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News 4 Jax

Deal signs Jekyll Island development law

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed laws Monday meant to clarify development regulations on the state-owned island off the coast of Glynn County.

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Effingham Herald

Lawmakers should be allowed to do their jobs

Gov. Nathan Deal currently is reviewing the hundreds of bills passed during this year's General Assembly session.

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WALB-TV Albany

Second Harvest gets help with hunger

Once the new Second Harvest facility in Thomasville is up and running, it will be able to pump out 10,000 meals a day, and with the signing of a new bill by Governor Deal, thousands of dollars will be saved on purchases towards putting a stop to hunger.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

Medical marijuana clinical trial is family's only hope

Children in Georgia who suffer from seizures may be able to seek treatment using medical marijuana despite the bill failing in the Georgia legislature last month.

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WALB-TV Albany

Valdosta Restaurant helping Moody Pet Guardian Angel Program

A four day event at VSU designed to help students prepare for life after college is now underway at the university.

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The Times-Herald

Georgia passes law offering $25 million in video game tax breaks

Georgia state governor Nathan Deal signed a bill into law this morning that will provide $25 million in tax credits for video game developers in the region, according to a report published to the website of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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The Times-Herald

Child Welfare Council Reacts To Deal's Privatization Plans

Members of a Governor Nathan Deal's child welfare panel are responding to his plan to privatize some of the child welfare system.

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The Times

More money earmarked for public defenders

Gov. Nathan Deal signed an executive order April 8 to move $4 million from the Governor's Emergency Fund to the Georgia Public Defenders Standards Council.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Times

Deal signs criminal justice reform bill into law

Gov. Nathan Deal signs Senate Bill 365 on Sunday during a special morning service at Antioch Baptist Church in Gainesville.

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Southeast Georgia Today

Deal Signs Criminal Justice Bill

April 13-- At Antioch Baptist Church in Gainesville today, Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law Senate Bill 365, legislation that will help rehabilitated offenders successfully re-enter society by removing barriers to employment, housing and education.

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SavannahNow

Tom Barton: Chatham judge-go-round

But last month, at the end of the business day on Friday, March 7, three incumbent judges who serve on the Superior Court bench quietly celebrated another four years of wearing black robes.

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The Coastal Courier

State tax revenues up 12 percent in March

Gov. Nathan Deal announced this week that Georgia's net tax collections for the month of March totaled $1.32 billion for an increase of nearly $144.5 million, or 12.3 percent, compared to the month-ended March 2013.

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The Times

Fewer low-level offenders going to jail, statistics show

It may be too soon to tout a lowered re-offending rate or a quantifiable dollar amount saved to taxpayers, but a reverberation of statewide criminal justice reform is being noted by one local entity: the Hall County Correctional Institute.

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