Tag Archives: Nathan Deal

Political Notes — Deal intervenes again in Blue Cross-Piedmont dispute

Two healthcare giants still at an impasse in contract negotiations . . .

Tags: Blue Cross , David Shafer , Nathan Deal , Piedmont , Planned Parenthood , Stacey Abrams

Deal bids farewell to lawmakers for one last session

The governor thanks legislators for working with him for the past eight years . . .

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New version of tax bill would cut state income tax

Gov. Nathan Deal calls it one of the biggest income tax cuts in state history . . .

Tags: Georgia income taxes , Nathan Deal

House members attack sheriff who criticized Deal

They are fighting over the governor’s latest criminal justice recommendations . . .

Tags: criminal justice system , Howard Sills , Nathan Deal

Political Notes — Deal has bill introduced regarding federal tax windfall

The governor wants to align the state tax code with the massive federal tax cuts . . .

Tags: Nathan Deal , Savannah harbor , Stacey Abrams , state income tax

Deal says he wants state tax changes this year

The governor also wants to reinstate a tax break for Delta and other airlines . . .

Tags: Nathan Deal , state tax code

Political Notes — Lawmakers will adjourn the session March 29

The House and Senate agree on a calendar for the rest of the legislative session . . .

Tags: adjournment day , Bubba McDonald , Coweta DA , Nathan Deal , solar tariffs

Political Notes — Deal’s a little uneasy about offshore drilling

The governor is concerned that drilling could have a negative impact on the state’s tourism industry . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , low THC oil , Nathan Deal , offshore drilling , tourism industry , Tricia Pridemore

Political Notes – Georgia’s ESSA school play gets federal signoff

U.S. Department of Education is okay with the state’s plan for complying with the federal ESSA act . . .

Tags: Betty Vandiver , ESSA , Georgia plan , Nathan Deal , Richard Woods

Political Notes – Winter storm shuts down state government across northern half

Gov. Nathan Deal declares a state of emergency in 83 counties in North and Middle Georgia . . .

Tags: Atlanta purchasing director , David Ralston , Georgia Power , Nathan Deal , PSC , winter storm