Tag Archives: Technical colleges

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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Senate passes bill boosting technical college grants

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

Tags: Charlie Bethel , Gulfstream tax break , HOPE Grants , Jason Carter , MARTA , private probation firms , Stacey Evans , Technical colleges

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 . . .

Tags: HOPE Grants , Stacey Evans , Technical colleges

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 . . .

Tags: David Pennington , HOPE Grants , Jason Carter , Nathan Deal , public education , state of the state address , Technical colleges

House approves HOPE Grant bill

Technical college students will find it easier to get financial assistance from a HOPE Grant . . .

Tags: grade point average requirement , HOPE Grant , Stacey Evans , Technical colleges

Political Notes – Bill to revise HOPE Grant is introduced

A House bill will make it easier for technical college students to get financial assistance through a HOPE grant . . .

Tags: Georgia Hospital Association , HOPE Grant , Mike Jacobs , Nathan Deal , Stacey Evans , Technical colleges

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 . . .

Tags: HOPE Grants , Nathan Deal , Technical colleges

Deal promotes ‘skilled trade’ jobs

Gov. Nathan Deal launches ‘Go Build Georgia’ program that will try to promote interest among young workers in skilled trade jobs . . .

Tags: Nathan Deal , Ron Jackson , skilled trades , Technical colleges

Higher education absorbs all the budget vetoes

Gov. Nathan Deal lowers the boom on Georgia’s universities and technical colleges, vetoing the bond funds allocated for 11 construction projects . . .

Tags: line-item vetoes , Nathan Deal , state budget , Technical colleges , University System

Political Notes — Graves, Rogers deal with tax lien

Tom Graves and Chip Rogers may have to deal with an IRS tax lien; Austin Scott gets his committee assignments; the Savannah harbor dredging may drag out for a couple of years more . . .

Tags: Austin Scott , Chip Rogers , David Doss , Gordon County hotel , IRS tax lien , Savannah harbor dredging , State Transportation Board , Technical colleges , Tom Graves