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Deal signs highway funding bill

The bill that will raise more than $900 million a year for highway and bridge construction projects is signed into law . . .

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The transportation funding bill is a turning point for lawmakers

Legislators set their ideologies aside to pass a bill raising money to repair the transportation infrastructure . . .

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Deal to sign transportation funding bill next week

Gov. Nathan Deal plans to sign the massive transportation funding bill on Monday . . .

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Deal vs. the Press: Some bragging, some fussing, some feuding

Gov. Nathan Deal fires at the media, and the media fires back, in a spirited discussion at an Atlanta Press Club luncheon . . .

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Political Notes: Comparing the votes on the transportation bill

Democratic legislators switched their votes in the Senate to help pass the transportation funding bill . . .

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Deal will sign transportation funding bill

Gov. Nathan Deal confirms he’ll sign the bill that will raise an estimated $900 million a year for highway and bridge projects . . .

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House, Senate finally pass transportation funding bill

After struggling with the transportation funding bill all session, the House and Senate voted for final passage Tuesday night . . .

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Roberts, transportation bill author, hospitalized for chest pains

Rep. Jay Roberts is hospitalized for overnight observation of chest pains . . .

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