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Deal expands the power and reach of his office with bill signings

Gov. Deal signed several bills that give the governor’s office more reach and control over other branches and agencies of state government . . .

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Deal signs school test bill, approves creation of “ABLE” savings accounts

Gov. Nathan Deal plows through a stack of bills on the deadline for signing or vetoing legislation . . .

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Atlanta transit expansion bill is signed

On a day when lots of bills were signed, Gov. Nathan Deal put his signature on the bill authorizing a new sales tax referendum for MARTA expansion in the city of Atlanta . . .

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Deal signs historic district tax credits bill

Gov. Nathan Deal finishes another year of bill signings by approving a boost in state tax credits for a Savannah hotel project . . .

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Deal to wrap up bill signings with budget tour

Gov. Nathan Deal closes out another year of bill signings on Monday during a statewide swing with the state budget; he’ll announce his vetoes on Tuesday . . .

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Deal signs drug test for food stamp applicants, 10 Commandments monument

Gov. Nathan Deal wraps up the 40-day period for acting on legislation passed during this year’s General Assembly session . . .

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Deal prepares to sign final batch of bills

Facing a Tuesday deadline to act upon bills passed in this year’s legislative session, Gov. Nathan Deal schedules final bill signings for Monday and Tuesday . . .

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Deal signs bills revising environmental standards

Gov. Nathan Deal signs bills dealing with stream buffers and sludge disposal issues . . .

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With a week to go, Deal has huge backlog of unsigned bills

The 40-day deadline is fast approaching and there are many major pieces of legislation that Gov. Deal has not yet signed or vetoed . . .

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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 . . .

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