Tag Archives: Pre-K program

Political Notes — Cancer Society calls for cigarette tax hike

Citing the high incidence of lung cancer in Georgia and other southern states, the American Cancer Society calls for an increase of at least $1.50 per pack in the state’s tobacco tax . . .

Tags: American Cancer Society , DECAL , Dog the Bounty Hunter , Michael Williams , Pre-K program , tobacco tax

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 – Deal’s gift to Lake Lanier resort could sap the Gainesville water system

The Gainesville water system could be hurt by Gov. Nathan Deal’s award of a $4.5 million state grant to refurbish a well supplying the Lake Lanier Islands resort area; another guilty plea coming in the Gwinnett County corruption case . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , Gainesville water system , Gwinnett County corruption , Jimmy Pruett , Lake Lanier Islands , Mark Gary. , Nathan Deal , Pre-K program

Going from good to great in early childhood education

A few thoughts from Gov. Nathan Deal as Georgia observes Pre-K Week, promoting the cause of this early education program for young children . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: early education , Nathan Deal , Pre-K program