Saturday, April 20, 2013
A nonprofit organization is taking Gov. Nathan Deal to task for his neutral position on teens in Wilcox County, Ga., organizing an integrated prom.
Better Georgia, a progressive nonprofit organization, is criticizing Gov. Nathan Deal for "not taking sides" on an effort by four teenage girls to organize its first integrated prom in Wilcox County, Georgia. Gov. Nathan Deal was asked last week whether he'd supported the high school students' efforts, which he declined through a spokesman. "This is a leftist front group for the state Democratic party and we're not going to lend a hand to their silly publicity stunt," Spokesman Brian Robinson said
Saturday, February 9, 2013
The governor's daughter is performing in a play at the Canton Theatre tonight.
Gov. Nathan Deal received a warm welcome from the city of Canton and Cherokee County dignitaries on the occasion of his visit to the Canton Theatre on Thursday. Deal was accompanied in his visit with wife Sandra Deal at a reception hosted by the city and the Canton Downtown Development Authority to highlight their daughter's Katie Deal Wright's performance in "Today, Tomorrow & Forever: A Tribute to Patsy Cline." Wright will perform the second of two shows tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Canton Theatre. Deal was presented with a gift basket containing products made in Georgia and Cherokee County by Canton Mayor Gene Hobgood. Wright has been named "America's Favorite Patsy Cline" and was given the green light by the Cline's estate to portray …
Friday, November 16, 2012
Georgia's Governor cites unknown costs, lack of flexibility in federal regulations.
Friday, November 16, 2012
Gov. Nathan Deal today told the Obama administration that Georgia will not set up its own health care exchange, citing the administration's "one-size fits all" approach and the high cost that the law places on states. “I remain committed to common sense health care solutions that empower consumers to take responsibility for their own health, motivate the private sector and drive efficiencies for consumers, employers and governments alike,” Deal said in a press release. “I continue to hope that we might finally engage in a serious conversation about restoring meaningful flexibility to states around health care programs.” Deal said the federal government needs to loosen regulations that restrict states’ options. He said he would support a "…
Monday, August 22, 2011
The license plates will be digital with a flat surface.
Georgia's new general issue license plate tag was selected with a digital upgrade with benefits for the state and drivers. Gov. Nathan Deal, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and Department of Revenue Commissioner Doug MacGinnitie unveiled the plate designed by Linda Sosebee of Forsyth with 34,154 votes in the most recent online design contest. The new design will be digital with a flat surface having financial benefits for the state being less expensive to produce, will have easier identification for law enforcement and will allow drivers the option to have their plates delivered to them. “After hundreds of thousands of votes were cast, we are pleased to announce the winning design,” Deal said in a news release. “All of the semifinalists submitted …