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  1. Dick Yarbrough: Maybe teachers should have the choice of swapping jobs with legislatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    ... I saw his laments about the need for "real choice options" quoted in the Daily Paper in Dunwoody where Gov. Nathan Deal's plan to deal with failing schools was being dissed along with the Georgia Senate. Somebody must have a political death wish. ...

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  2. Superintendent: No changes in Forsyth County from transgender bathroom issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forsyth County News

    ... district would wait for a legal ruling in Georgia before making any changes. Senators wrote a letter to Governor Nathan Deal calling for Georgia to join legal challenges to the directive. Woods said he and the state Department of Education believe ...

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  3. Religious freedom' bill: An unholy waste of timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SavannahNow

    It's unfortunate that a few hard-headed members of the Georgia Legislature are intent on passing a so-called "religious freedom" bill that Georgia doesn't need or want, and one that Gov. Nathan Deal has again promised to veto if it ever reaches his desk. Let's hope it doesn't get that far.

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  4. Cumming teen leads initiative to reduce plastic pollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times

    Fourteen-year-old environmental activist Hannah Testa poses with Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal at the Capitol in Atlanta.

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  5. Fighting crime in ways that workRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    A centerpiece achievement of Nathan Deal's two terms as Georgia governor has been his focus on reforming the state's criminal justice sentencing, probation and rehabilitation systems. Most significant changes proposed by political officials are called "reforms"; by all accounts, this really is one.

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  6. Don McKee: - Campus carry' again: Will it get by Gov. Deal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MDJonline.com

    ... fraternity and sorority houses, and now preschool operations. A "campus carry," bill was vetoed by Gov. Nathan Deal last year, leading to this year's new and improved version, House Bill 280, which makes one change - placing campus preschool ...

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  7. Villa Rica seniors will have to wait for tax breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Douglas County Sentinel

    Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill that would provide a tax break to senior citizens in Villa Rica. But due to an error in the legislation, those seniors won't be able to take advantage of the break until next year.

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  8. Debate over religious freedom returns to Georgia legislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal makes his budget address before the joint appropriations committee as House and Senate budget hearings opened for the 2017 session, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 at the Statehouse in Atlanta. Georgia Republicans have again proposed legislation they argue will protect people acting on religious belief, undaunted by the forceful veto of a similar proposal last year by the state's Republican governor.

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  9. Senate amends budget to give raises to LEOsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Coastal Courier

    It was a very busy and productive week at the state capitol as we are nearing the halfway mark this legislative session. We deliberated legislation this week that could affect certain business practices, the economy and healthcare in Georgia.

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  10. Villa Rica seniors will have to wait for tax greakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Douglas County Sentinel

    Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill that would provide a tax break to senior citizens in Villa Rica. But due to an error in the legislation, those seniors won't be able to take advantage of the break until next year.

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  11. Georgia touts another year as a leader in international tradeRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | PressReleasePoint

    ... over 2015. To celebrate companies who have entered into new international markets in the past year, Gov. Nathan Deal will recognize the 2016 GLOBE (Georgia Launching Opportunities by Exporting) Award winners at the Go Global reception at the Atlanta ...

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  12. Criminal justice council recommends changes to probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Times

    State officials are recommending changes to help reduce what they say is the highest rate of felons on probation in the country. In a report submitted to Gov. Nathan Deal on Tuesday, the Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform said doing so would have several positive results, including reducing heavy caseloads for probation officers and allowing the officers to focus more on higher-risk offenders.

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  13. Lobbying WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Hill

    Total Spectrum/Steve Gordon and Associates is opening up an office in Atlanta and bringing on two new hires. One addition is Todd Smith , who has been working as an outside consultant representing Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and the state of Georgia in Washington, D.C. Prior to that, Smith served in senior roles, including as chief of staff to Deal while he served in Congress.

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  14. Augusta teacher recruiting parents to help fix county's failing schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    A local teacher is taking the lead on an effort to turn Richmond County's failing schools around and recruiting parents to help. Just last week, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal called Richmond County out by name at his budget signing in Augusta.

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  15. Georgia House Reps Advance Bill Allowing Guns on CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Insurance Journal West

    ... age 21 and up to carry a concealed handgun on campus with a state-issued permit. Georgia's Republican Gov. Nathan Deal last year vetoed similar legislation. The University System of Georgia also has opposed past efforts. This year's bill from ...

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  16. Around Town: Ott backs Handel in congressional raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | MDJonline.com

    ... in the April 18 special election, just as he did in her race for secretary of state and when she challenged Gov. Nathan Deal in 2010. "I think she's the right person for the job. She understands the local issues of the state," Ott said. The ...

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  17. Georgia Weekly Legislative Update - February 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | jdsupra.com

    ... training center, and new K-12, college, and technical school buildings across the state. It comes after Governor Nathan Deal signed earlier this week a supplemental 2017 budget to make use of added midyear revenues. While the size of the annual ...

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  18. 2 Georgia Trustees inducted at Saturday night's gala in SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | SavannahNow

    Gov. Nathan Deal, center, inducted two Georgia Trustees at Saturday night's Trustees Gala, part of the Georgia Historical Society's annual Georgia History Festival. F. Duane Ackerman, left, and A.D. "Pete" Correll were named the 2107 Georgia Trustees to "recognize their accomplishments and community service reflecting the highest ideals of the founding body of Trustees."

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  19. This weeka s top stories from the Ledger-Enquirer | February 11 - February 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Aerospace company Pratt & Whitney plans to invest $386 million into its Columbus plant on Macon Road, pledging to create more than 500 jobs over five years. The announcement, made Tuesday in Atlanta by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, will add to the roughly 1,200 employees already at the Columbus complex.

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  20. Shedding light on Prison Reentry InitiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Times Georgian

    ... highlighted Georgia, Kentucky and Oklahoma's criminal justice reform efforts. The film featured Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, along with Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, who participated in a panel discussion on criminal justice ...

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