Tag Archives: winter storm

Capitol shuts down for a winter storm that may not hit Atlanta

City and state offices in the capitol area are closed Monday in anticipation of a severe winter storm that might hit the city; the General Assembly is scheduled to be back in session on Tuesday . . .

Tags: capitol complex , Nathan Deal , state agencies , winter storm

Deal: ‘Georgians have heeded the warning’

Georgia tries to cope with its second major winter storm in two weeks . . .

Tags: DOT , Metro Atlanta , Nathan Deal , National Guard , state agencies , winter storm

Political Notes – At this rate, the whole state could be under an emergency order

The list of counties said to be in a “state of emergency” because of the impending winter storm grows to 88 counties . . .

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Legislature to shut down Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Winter storm forces a shutdown of the Legislature for the rest of this week . . .

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Deal widens state of emergency to 45 counties

As a winter storm moves steadily towards Georgia, Gov. Nathan Deal declares a state of emergency for 45 counties in the northern half of the state . . .

Tags: Board of Regents , Nathan Deal , state of emergency , winter storm

Deal tries not to get caught short with this storm

Gov. Nathan Deal started ordering state agencies into place Sunday to deal with an expected winter storm that could hit North Georgia and Metro Atlanta . . .

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Political Notes – Thompson will give ‘state of the judiciary’

Supreme Court Chief Justice Hugh Thompson will talk about the need for more legal services lawyers in his ‘State of the Judiciary’ address to lawmakers . . .

Tags: Calvin Smyre , Hugh Thompson , Ralph Hudgens , Snellville City Council , state of the judiciary , Tim Echols , winter storm

Deal task force will develop emergency response improvements

Gov. Nathan Deal appoints task force to recommend how the state can respond more quickly to future emergencies . . .

Tags: Nathan Deal , task force , winter storm

What really caused the ice storm fiasco?

The main culprits in the winter storm catastrophe were policies that create more governments and school systems whose responses can’t be coordinated in an emergency . . .

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Democratic lawmakers don’t attack Deal over storm response, but call for changes

Democrats refrain from criticizing Gov. Nathan Deal, but call for the creation of a study commission to review the response to the winter storm . . .

Tags: Jason Carter , Nathan Deal , Senate Democrats , Steve Henson , Vincent Fort , winter storm