ATLANTA - A newly designed map for state legislative districts in Hall County easily passed a key committee Tuesday, a promising decision for those wishing to reduce the dilution of the county's power in the state House.
Gov. Nathan Deal spent thousands of dollars in campaign funds last year on cellphone service for his staff.
Gov. Nathan Deal says Georgia is very close to a deal that could bring the "largest new business opportunity for the state" since Korean automaker Kia decided to build its Optima brand in West Point.
Gov. Nathan Deal isn't sure how lawmakers might make up some $140 million in lost revenue if they follow through on his proposal to eliminate a state sales tax charged to manufacturers on their energy use.
Gov. Nathan Deal's budget for the coming fiscal year plans for both revenue growth and new spending.
Education issues are already setting the tone in a day-old session for Georgia's General Assembly.
The first thing a legislator like Cuthbert Republican Gerald Greene notices about a new governor is how he interacts with the General Assembly.
When Georgia legislators return to Atlanta this week for the start of the 2012 legislative session, voters overwhelmingly want them to focus on jobs and economic development. Nothing else comes close.
Budget Legislators again are preparing to cut state spending to meet their primary goal of balancing Georgia's budget. Last year, legislators had a $1.5 billion budget deficit hanging over them at the Gold Dome. The year before, it was $1 billion, and in 2009 it was $2 billion. Georgia's revenue numbers are modestly increasing, though. House Speaker David Ralston said he is "hopeful" the cuts of 2012 won't be as severe as in ...
Georgia's legislative leaders seem to have all eyes on making the environment conducive to growing jobs in Georgia.
Former Rep. Rick Austin and John Wilkinson face each other a Dec. 6 runoff for Senate District 50.
Stacey Dickson sounds a little surprised if you ask her how the leaders of the Lake Lanier Convention and Visitors Bureau feel the area's tourism could be impacted by casinos.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Friday that he has appointed Hall County Warden Avery Niles to the state Board of Juvenile Justice. The appointment is for a five-year term.
ATLANTA - Georgia legislators took the first step toward redrawing the state's legislative and congressional district boundaries in an August special session.
Gov. Nathan Deal set special elections for Nov. 8 for three open Northeast Georgia seats in the state legislature.