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By David Keene
Allowing states to innovate could reduce dependency on bureaucracy
Topic - Nathan Deal
Inside a small Baptist church packed with out-of-state visitors wanting to hear from former President Jimmy Carter, one of the most eager listeners may have been his grandson, Jason.
Gov. Nathan Deal says lawmakers should consider whether government employees responsible for conducting investigations should be "automatically" granted whistleblower protection if they decide to sue.
The race for governor began to take shape Wednesday as Republican Gov. Nathan Deal touted his first-term accomplishments while Democratic challenger Jason Carter offered his vision for the state in separate interviews with The Associated Press.
Republicans across Georgia were to decide Tuesday whether to stick with incumbent Gov. Nathan Deal as their party's nominee or support one of two challengers.
Georgia voters on Tuesday were deciding a contentious seven-way Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat and a GOP primary for governor in which the incumbent, Nathan Deal, has faced relatively little opposition. Now attention turns to the general election, a test of whether Democratic candidates including the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter and the daughter of former U.S. Sen. Sam Nunn can win back statewide offices.
For years, leading Democrats predicted that Georgia's increasingly diverse population will weaken a Republican hold on state government in the Deep South.
Two longshot candidates in the Republican primary for Georgia governor disagreed Saturday on whether to participate in a national health insurance overhaul and whether to expand the places people can carry firearms.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is scheduled to speak to nearly 800 students graduating from Columbus State University next week.
A report shows the state of Georgia's revenues declined nearly $50 million in April as compared to the same month a year ago, while totals collections for the fiscal year remain up about 4.7 percent.
A company that manufactures parts for boats is planning to create 100 jobs in south Georgia over the next two years.
Gov. Nathan Deal signed off on several pieces of legislation Tuesday, including bills aimed at making it more difficult to expand Medicaid under the federal health care law to one allowing drug testing for some welfare and food stamp recipients.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says he's considering requiring applicants for unemployment benefits to undergo drug testing.
Gov. Nathan Deal said Friday he's moving to help rural hospitals that are struggling to keep their doors open, though he acknowledged some solutions will cause communities to lose health care jobs even if their ailing hospitals get saved.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a sweeping right-to-carry bill Wednesday, making his state the latest to give a victory to the gun rights movement in what is emerging as a banner year for advocates of firearms access and self-protection.
Criticized by one group as the "guns everywhere" bill, Georgia took a big step Wednesday toward expanding where licensed carriers can take their weapons, with the governor signing a law that allows them in bars without restriction and in some churches, schools and government buildings under certain circumstances.
On Monday, Deal announced a proposal to overhaul the ethics commission by allowing each branch of state government to appoint four members.