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  1. GDOT Returns Revised Transportation Wish List to Atlanta RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2011 | Alpharetta Beacon

    ... Investment Act of 2010, approved by the Georgia Legislature and signed into law by former Governor Sonny Perdue. All major MARTA rail line proposals were included by GDOT as eligible projects, including a MARTA East Heavy Rail Line Extension from ...


  2. Governor Perdue releases proposed state budget, including education cutsRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2010 |

    His new Amended 2010 budget totals $17.4 billion, which represents a $1.2 billion reduction from his original 2010 Fiscal Year budget.


  3. Could Jobs Act Bill in Georgia hold answers for unemployment crisis nationwide?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2009 |

    ... through the Georgia General Assembly but hit the skids when former State D-Senator turned Republican Governor Sonny Perdue vetoed a portion of the legislation at the end of last year's session. His veto caused some at the GA GOP Convention in ...


  4. J. Tom Coleman, Savannah businessman, civic leader, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | SavannahNow

    ... Transportation. He served as director from June 6, 2000, to Aug. 31, 2003, serving both Barnes and former Gov. Sonny Perdue. During his term as Chatham County Commission chairman, Coleman led the initiative to build the Chatham County Courthouse and ...


  5. Georgia Lawmakers Swap Income for Property TaxesRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | Talking Taxes

    Who knew Georgia lawmakers were such fans of the property tax? Only a year after giving serious consideration to a plan that would have repealed most local property taxes in the state, the state General Assembly has ratified, and sent to Governor Perdue, a budget plan that would provide a 50% exclusion for capital gains taxes that's estimated to ... (more)


  6. The collapse of integrity at Atlanta Public SchoolsRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2011 | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    ... to investigators, sought to depict the cheating as limited and suggested that it be "finessed" past then-Gov. Sonny Perdue. It wasn't. He appointed independent investigators. Hall cultivated business leaders, and they bought in to the "successful ...


  7. Roll on down to Warwick, Georgia, for the National Grits FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2010 |

    In 2002, Grits was made the official state prepared food of Georgia. A year later, the tiny town of Warwick was declared "Grits Capital of the World" by governor Sonny Perdue.


  8. Free the AlcoholRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2011 | The Daily Caller

    ... the gas station around 10 p.m. The roots of the ban are religious, and the law was defended for years by Gov. Sonny Perdue, who vowed to veto any legislation that tried to change it. When Gov. Nathan Deal took office this year, lawmakers overrode ...


  9. Governor seeks federal aid in wake of fatal Georgia floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2009 |

    Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue , announced Tuesday that he has petitioned President Obama to declare an "emergency declaration" for the counties in the state that were affected by recent record rainfalls and flooding.


  10. 2014: The year of the legacy candidate in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2014 | 11 Alive

    ... was succeeded by Republican Gary Black, who is seeking re-election. David Perdue, the cousin of former Governor Sonny Perdue, announced last summer he would seek the Republican nomination for US Senate. The same month, Michelle Nunn announced she'd ...


  11. Is Governor Perdue lying about North Carolina State of Emergency?Read the original story

    Sep 3, 2010 |

    Since North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue signed Executive Order 62, declaring a State of Emergency in the face of Hurricane Earl, a debate has ensued over whether N.C.G.S. 14-288.7, which restricts transportation of "dangerous weapons" including firearms applies to the many thousands of concealed handgun permit-holders, sport shooters and ... (more)


  12. U.S. attorney general calls Ga. gun bill 'worrisome'Read the original story

    May 7, 2010 | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    Legislation now before Gov. Sonny Perdue that would allow people to carry loaded guns into parts of the state's airports "is very worrisome," U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said in a congressional hearing on Thursday.


  13. The Big BreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2012 | Atlanta Magazine

    ... Room of Balch & Bingham. Bowers and Bob Wilson, the other two senior investigators called by then Governor Sonny Perdue to lead the case, were in the room, and knew this was the break they needed. They listened intently. Parks described being one of ...


  14. State Republicans with big money lead heading into the fall campaignsRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2010 | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    ... the state GOP raised millions of dollars - mostly from state lawmakers - to run TV ads for Republican Gov. Sonny Perdue's re-election campaign. The party could once again be used as a conduit for the GOP gubernatorial nominee this fall, depending on ...


  15. Perdue signs tax cut for middle-income and wealthy seniors, hospital tax hikeRead the original story

    May 12, 2010 | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    In his final year in office, Gov. Sonny Perdue finally was able to fulfill one of his major campaign promises Wednesday when he signed legislation eliminating retirement state income taxes on middle-income and wealthy retirees.


  16. Georgia watering ban liftedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2009 |

    ... watered any day of the week, but common sense should be exercised in terms of the hours when watered. Governor Sonny Perdue was quoted in a press release posted on the Georgia EPD site : "Georgians have seen the most severe drought on record, and ...


  17. Time to deal on DixRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2013 | News Observer

    So strong was Republican Sen. Phil Berger's animosity toward former Gov. Beverly Perdue that he couldn't wait to scrap a forward-looking, reasonable, good-for-all lease arrangement for the Dorothea Dix Hospital property in downtown Raleigh.


  18. State, local runoff elections are up nextRead the original story

    May 25, 2014 | Barrow County News

    ... trumped Kingston with 1,579 votes to 574. A former Dollar General CEO, Perdue is a cousin of former governor Sonny Perdue. Part of Perdue's campaign has involved taking shots at opponents like Kingston that he describes as career politicizations. ...


  19. Perdue, Kingston to Face Off in Ga. Senate RunoffRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | WTVC

    ... of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to fight off the "outsider" campaign of Perdue, the cousin of former Gov. Sonny Perdue. Neither has the support of the state's tea party crowd, which saw its best hope fade with former Secretary of State Karen Handel. ...


  20. del roy Del RoyRead the original story

    May 26, 2014 | Voices

    How nice to be able to audition for you on the internet. If you can use a voice that sold Cadillacs in Georgia,the Illinois Lottery, SnowWhite;s Doc for Disney, helped elect Iowa's Senator Grassley, Georgia;s Governor Perdue and Louisiana Governor Jindahl -AND lots of narration plus Books on Tape -we should be working together.