Political Notes – Winter storm shuts down state government across northern half

Gov. Nathan Deal declares a state of emergency in 83 counties in North and Middle Georgia . . .

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Stan Wise zeroes in on Feb. 20 as retirement date

The Public Service Commission chairman will soon be gone . . .

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Cagle raises $4 million in latest reporting period

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle remains the leading fundraiser among candidates for governor . . .

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PSC will review impact of tax law changes on Georgia Power

Georgia Power’s rates could be adjusted to account for tax windfalls under the new corporate tax rate . . .

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Four candidates qualify for election to replace Amy Carter

The Feb. 13 special election will fill the vacant seat in House District 175 . . .

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Deal starts easing out of office

Gov. Nathan Deal is definitely slowing down the pace as his administration nears its end . . .

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Doug Barnard, congressman and key aide to Gov. Sanders, dies

Former congressman Douglas Barnard Jr. dies at the age of 95 . . .

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Political Notes – Perdue doesn’t ‘recall’ Trump using inflammatory language

Sen. David Perdue doesn’t exaxctly deny that the president made the controversial statement . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Donald Trump , immigration , Marion Fedrick , Nathan Deal floor leaders , shithole countries

In a time of uncertainty, lawmakers try to pull together a budget

What happens in Washington could have a major impact on the state budget . . .

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Deal lays out a light agenda in ‘State of the State’ address

Gov. Nathan Deal sums up the achievements of his last seven years as the state’s chief executive . . .

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