Tag Archives: DECAL

Political Notes — Kemp agrees to restore purged voters

The state’s chief elections officer agrees to suspend a vote purging procedure that could potentially make it possible for thousands of rejected minority applicants to vote in the Nov. 8 election . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , civil rights groups , DECAL , federal lawsuit , minority voters , voter registration procedure

Political Notes – State GOP brings in some cash

Georgia Republicans refill some of their financial coffers; the pre-kindergarten program gets a promotional boost . . .

Tags: DECAL , garnishment law , Georgia Arts and Humanities , Georgia Republican Party , Nathan Deal , Planned Parenthood , Pre-K program , Voices for Georgia's Children

Political Notes – Georgia’s GOP delegation votes against government shutdown

Georgia Republicans provide the key votes for House passage of legislation to keep the federal government funded . . .

Tags: Austin Scott , carbon emissions rule , David Perdue , DECAL , EPA , Georgia House Republicans , government shutdown , House Ethics Committee , Phil Gingrey

Political Notes – MARTA vote looks like a go in Clayton

Clayton County voters will get the chance to decide if they want the county to be a part of MARTA; new financial incentives are available to early education teachers . . .

Tags: Clayton County , DECAL , early educators , financial incentives , GAE , MARTA , Robert Ashe , self-driving vehicles , Sid Chapman , Trey Kelley

Political Notes – ‘Look again’ for those kids in cars

Gov. Nathan Deal urges adults to “Look Again” to make sure children aren’t locked up in overheated vehicles; former environmental official disagrees with current EPD chief over protection of coastal marshes . . .

Tags: abandoned children , Bobby Cagle , coastal marsh buffers , DECAL , Dennis Pitts , EPD , food drive , Jud Turner , Nathan Deal , Sam Olens , Susan Shipman

State auditors find weaknesses in child care program

An audit report points out the potential for fraud and abuse in a childcare program for low-income families . . .

Tags: CAPS childcare program , DECAL , DHS , state auditors