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Sunday, February 18, 2018

Gov. Deal wants study of offshore drilling ‘pros and cons’

Gov. Nathan Deal said Friday that he won’t take a position on President Donald Trump’s plan to allow oil drilling off the Georgia coast until a state agency studies the “pros and cons.”

2 men accused of embezzling funds from Georgia county

Two men are accused of defrauding a Georgia county of up to $100,000 over a five-year period.

‘Tim Tebow Law’ heard in Georgia Senate

Georgia lawmaker wants to pass the "Tim Tebow Law" for homeschool students.

Lawmakers propose exchanging ‘MARTA’ brand for ‘ATL’

State lawmakers on Tuesday unveiled an ambitious proposal to revitalize greater Atlanta’s transit infrastructure by improving coordination and efficiency between transit systems in the metro area.

Republicans retain Georgia House seat in special election

South Georgia is still Republican Red.

Georgia governor wants to slash state tax windfall

More on a story we brought you Wednesday.

Anti-offshore drilling legislation off Georgia’s coast has bipartisan support

Identical resolutions in the Georgia legislature oppose offshore drilling and seismic testing

Governor Deal opposes medical marijuana cultivation in Georgia

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal says he opposes allowing medical marijuana to be grown in the state.

Deal comments on Trump’s desire to increase port funding

Gov. Nathan Deal Monday released the following statement on the $49 million included in President Trump’s budget for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP): “I...

Lawmakers seek firmer stance against drilling off Georgia

While the governor sticks to cautious, measured responses to President Donald Trump’s proposal to expand oil drilling into waters off Georgia and its coastal neighbors, a bipartisan group of lawmakers wants the Georgia legislature to formally denounce the energy plan as a threat to tourism and fishing.
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