Tag Archives: Nathan Deal

School panel revises funding formula; would restore some austerity cuts

The Education Reform Commission revises the funding formula for public schools, will send its recommendations to Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: education reform commission , Nathan Deal , School funding , teacher pay

Lawsuit challenges Deal’s Court of Appeals appointments

A lawsuit seeks to stop the swearing in of three of Gov. Nathan Deal’s appointees to the state Court of Appeals . . .

Tags: Court of Appeals , Nathan Deal , new appointments

Deal’s order to stop Syrian refugees may be on shaky legal ground

Gov. Nathan Deal says no Syrian refugees can be resettled in Georgia, but the federal government may have other plans . . .

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Deal orders: No Syrian refugees in Georgia

Gov. Deal signs executive order prohibiting the resettlement of any Syrian refugees in Georgia . . .

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Political Notes – Ralston will have a rematch in GOP primary

Wrestling coach Sam Snider says he will run again in 2016 GOP primary against House Speaker David Ralston . . .

Tags: Common Cause , David Ralston , ethics ranking , Marco Rubio , Nathan Deal , Sam Olens , Sam Snider , Tyrone Brooks

Political Notes – Where are those numbers coming from?

Public Service Commissioner Bubba McDonald has some growth predictions for Georgia that just may be too good to be true . . .

Tags: Bubba McDonald , Georgia Humanities , Lumpkin County coroner , Nathan Deal , New Georgia Encyclopedia , Plant Vogtle , PSC

Political Notes – On this issue, Obama follows Gov. Deal’s lead

On the issue of “banning the box” for job applicants, Gov. Nathan Deal was way out in front of President Obama . . .

Tags: Asian American candidates , ban the box , Barack Obama , David Perdue , Johnny Isakson , Nathan Deal , Waters of the U.S.

Education panel considers a new funding formula that’s much like the current one

Will Gov. Nathan Deal’s education reform commission actually be able to produce a revised formula for funding local school districts? . . .

Tags: Alvin Wilbanks , education reform commission , Nathan Deal , QBE , school funding formula

Political Notes – Deal pushes new job training program

Georgia launches a new public-private workforce training initiative; Georgia Republicans in the U.S. House vote for another repeal of Obamacare . . .

Tags: Cuba , David Lucas , Nathan Deal , Obamacare repeal , Terry Coleman , workforce training

GASB 77: A new rule that could cause major headaches for elected officials

A new accounting rule will require state and local governments to fully disclose the financial impact to taxpayers of the tax breaks and exemptions granted to private businesses . . .

Tags: economic development , GASB , government audits , Nathan Deal , tax breaks , taxpayer transparency