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This time they did it right

Gov. Nathan Deal vetoes a really bad bill and signs a really good bill to wrap up his actions on this year’s pile of legislation . . .

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Deal signs HOPE Grant bill for tech college students

Gov. Nathan Deal signs bill to bolster HOPE Grants for technical college students who maintain a 3.5 GPA . . .

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Senate passes bill boosting technical college grants

The Senate votes for legislation that provides tuition grants for technical college students . . .

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House approves more HOPE funds for technical colleges

Legislation providing more tuition assistance to technical college students passes the House and heads for the Senate . . .

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House scheduled to vote Monday on state budget

Georgia’s $20.8 billion state budget is approved by a House committee and is scheduled for a vote on the House floor next Monday . . .

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Deal urges extra money for public education

Gov. Nathan Deal’s proposed state budget includes a major bump for spending on K-12 schools in Georgia . . .

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Political Notes — Tomlinson is new SRTA director

Chris Tomlinson is officially appointed director of SRTA; House Majority Leader Larry O’Neal responds to a robocall from Common Cause . . .

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Bill providing HOPE Grant to technical college students passes Senate

The Senate passes a House bill that will make more technical college students eligible for HOPE Grants . . .

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Deal supports reduced grade point requirement for HOPE Grants

Gov. Nathan Deal wants to drop the grade point average for a HOPE Grant back to 2.0 for technical college students . . .

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