Deal to sign gun bill next Wednesday, in Ralston’s district

Gov. Nathan Deal sets the date for signing the “Guns everywhere” bill into law . . .

Tags: David Ralston , gun carry bill , Guns everywhere , Nathan Deal

Political Notes – PSC sets hearing dates for nuclear cost reviews

The PSC will hold hearings on the latest round of construction costs for Georgia Power’s nuclear units at Plant Vogtle . . .

Tags: Armstrong Atlantic State University , food stamps , Georgia Power , John Lewis , nuclear project , Plant Vogtle , PSC

On the campaign trail: Perdue sent jobs overseas, but will it matter?

Senate candidate David Perdue’s history of job outsourcing during his time as a corporate CEO is getting some attention in the media . . .

Tags: David Perdue , elena parent , job outsourcing , Kyle Williams , media availability , Michelle Nunn , Senate race

In this election cycle, Ralston has to work a little

House Speaker David Ralston has been reelected without opposition for the past decade — but that is not the case this year . . .

Tags: anti-abortion , Cecil Staton , David Ralston , House races , Jason Spencer , Nancy Stasinis , Sam Snider , Tea Party

Poll has Perdue, Kingston still ahead in Senate race, Handel gaining

David Perdue and Jack Kingston still top the Republican field in the Senate race, but Karen Handel has gained some ground in a new poll . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Jack Kingston , karen handel , Paul Broun , Phil Gingrey , Senate race

On the campaign trail: Nunn is leading fundraiser for the quarter

Michelle Nunn and Jack Kingston were the top fundraisers in their respective primaries for the U.S. Senate race . . .

Tags: Congressional races , David Pennington , David Perdue , Jack Kingston , John Barge , Larry Sabato , Michelle Nunn , Nathan Deal , Paul Broun , Phil Gingrey , Senate race , Valarie Wilson

Trend continues, state’s jobless rate down again

Georgia’s unemployment rate dropped to 7.0 percent in March, the lowest level since September 2008 . . .

Tags: Georgia unemployment rate , Labor Department , Mark Butler

Deal won’t debate Pennington or Barge

Gov. Nathan Deal declines to participate in an Atlanta Press Club debate with state school Supt. John Barge and David Pennington . . .

Tags: Atlanta Press Club , David Pennington , debate , John Barge , Nathan Deal , Randy Evans

More than 221,000 Georgians signed up through Obamacare

A late surge increases the number of Georgians signing up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act to more than 221,000 . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , health insurance exchange , Obamacare , Ralph Hudgens

Deal signs watered-down Flint River bill

Gov. Nathan Deal signs the Flint River drought bill, along with a bill expanding medical scholarships for those who agree to work in rural areas . . .

Tags: bill signings , Nathan Deal