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54 min ago | Business Journal

Carter goes after Deal for undermining VC fund

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter criticized Republican Gov. Nathan Deal Wednesday for signing a budget containing no money for a state-run venture capital fund. Carter, a state senator from Decatur, and his Senate colleagues put $10 million into this year's $20.8 billion budget to jump-start Invest Georgia, a VC fund authorized by the General Assembly last year.

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7 hrs ago | Peach Pundit

Governor Deal Actively Engages with African Americans

Governor Nathan Deal seems to be making a conscious effort to actively engage with African Americans and Young Adults / Millennials, two voter demographics for which the GOP is generally considered to lack appeal. The Governor made two back-to-back campaign stops Tuesday night to address a few voters from these groups, Young Professionals for Deal and Political Cocktails.

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9 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

Gov. Deal and Sen. Crane bad for education

Since Mike Crane was elected to State Senate he has done nothing for Georgia education but give Gov. Deal his carte blanche signature to degrade Georgia's schools. Gov. Deal has cut $4.4 billion from Georgia's schools since being elected.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Effingham Herald

Parties fight the battle of the ballot

In our system of government where citizens elect those who will make the decisions for them, voter registration and the casting of ballots are the fundamental elements of democracy - the blocking and tackling, to use a football analogy. For more than a decade, there has been a battle between Georgia's political parties over how that fundamental right should be regulated.

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13WMAZ.com

Bibb superintendent talks money with Deal

According to the district, Bibb Schools got $4.6 million from the state this year due to a reduction in austerity cuts. Interim Superintendent Steve Smith said that helped restore the number of days students and teachers are in school.

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Effingham Herald

Getting smart on crime puts Georgia ahead

Not long ago, the national philosophy behind criminal justice policy was to lock offenders away and teach them a lesson. This was popular with politicians who found that it played well before crowds and it was popular in communities where prisons and jails created jobs.

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WALB-TV Albany

Name of new Braves stadium unveiled

The stadium, set to open in Cobb County in 2017, will be called Suntrust Park. The announcement came during a ground breaking ceremony Tuesday morning.

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Sandy Springs Neighbor

Governor announces Project Buckeye, aka TSYS, to open in McDonough

Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that TSYS, a global payments company headquartered in Columbus, Ga., will create up to 450 jobs through a new contact center in Henry County. "TSYS's decision to expand in Georgia is a testament to our state's top-ranked business climate and qualified workforce," said Deal.

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Patch.com

Gov. Nathan Deal To Break Ground on Northwest Corridor Project

Gov. Nathan Deal, members of the State Transportation Board, the Georgia Department of Transportation and local leaders from Cobb and Cherokee counties will launch construction of the Northwest Corridor Georgia Express Lanes project tomorrow at 4 p.m., the governor's office said in a press release. The governor and those leaders will participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for the project at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept.

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Fetch Your News

BOC Discuss Department Heads, Cherry Log Fire Station, 9/11

The 2014 September 11th BOC meeting began on a somber note as Chairman JC Sanford began the meeting speaking of what September 11th meant to him and many around the world. September 11th, a day where America lost nearly 3,000 fallen heroes and citizens because of a vicious terrorist attack from the Islamic Group, Al-Qaeda in New York, City, has become one of the most tragic days in our nation's history.

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News Max

H.L. Hunt's Grandson Could Force Runoff in Georgia's Governor Race

In a scenario that surely makes Georgia politicians of both parties nervous and political reporters gleeful, Andrew Hunt, grandson of legendary billionaire H.L. Hunt and Libertarian nominee for governor of Georgia, may be poised to force a runoff election after November between Republican Gov. Nathan Deal and Democratic State Senator Jason Carter, grandson of Jimmy Carter. A just-completed Insider Advantage poll shows Deal edging Carter by a margin of 44 percent to 40 percent, with Hunt - who is included for one of the first times in any survey of the race - drawing 7 percent of the vote.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Times

The Local Agenda: Council to hold meeting on tax, water rates today

Gainesville City Council will hold second readings today to roll back the property tax rate and set the water rate. Council previously voted to slightly reduce the tax rate to $3.02 per $1,000 of taxable property, while also voting to keep the water rate unchanged in 2015.

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WTVC

Deal, Carter duel over education at Atlanta forum

Republican Gov. Nathan Deal and his Democratic challenger Jason Carter are attacking each other's public education record and questioning their opponent's plan to improve it. The two shared the stage Monday for the first time ahead of the Nov. 4 election with a candidate forum hosted by the Professional Association of Georgia Educators.

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Peach Pundit

Governor Deal and the Recovery School District

Joash mentioned this in a post last week when Bobby Jindal came to down to stump for the governor, but I think this needs a little bit more discussion. I was kind of surprised that it hadn't come up in any of the comments either.

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Chattanooga Times Free Press

All 159 Georgia counties now 'Camera Ready'

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and the Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office said today that all 159 of the state's counties have been designated Camera Ready, a program that is the first of its kind in the nation and offers community-based assistance with film and television productions.

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Daily Kos

Elections Morning Digest: Anti-Obamacare House candidate won't say if she's on Obamacare

State Rep. Marilinda Garcia, who just won the GOP primary to take on Democratic Rep. Annie Kuster, absolutely loves to holler about how awful Obamacare is, which is exactly what you'd expect from a cookie-cutter tea partier nominated with hefty Club support. Only the local public radio station just managed to get Garcia to choke pretty hard on those cookie crumbs: NHPR: "I bet it will come up again.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Coastal Courier

State revenue up in August over 2013

Georgia's net tax collections for the month of August totaled $1.39 billion for an increase of $47 million, or 3.5 percent, compared to the month-ended August 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal's office recently announced. Year-to-date, net tax-revenue collections totaled $2.88 billion, an increase of $125 million, or 4.5 percent, compared to the previous fiscal year when net tax revenues totaled $2.75 billion through August.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

SavannahNow

SEDA, governor honor Chemtrade's longevity

Brittney Lohmiller / Savannah Morning News - Chemtrade alum operator Andrew Boyles finishes the last part of the manufacturing process of aluminum sulfate.The Savannah Economic Development Authority honored Chemtrade for its 70 years in Savannah with a plaque presented by Gov. Nathan Deal. Brittney Lohmiller / Savannah Morning News - Gary Griffin is the operation manager of Chemtrade.The Savannah Economic Development Authority honored the aluminum sulfate manufacturer for its 70 years in Savannah with a plaque presented by Gov. Nathan Deal.

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The Times

Dick Yarbrough

Remember the story of "The Little Engine That Could?" That could well describe the city of Dalton, a town of some 34,000 nestled in the corner of Northwest Georgia not far from the Tennessee line. In the oft-told tale, a long train must be pulled over a high mountain.

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WDUN-AM Gainesville

Baker, Weidner get new terms on state Superior Court Clerk authority

Hall County Clerk of Courts Charles Baker has been reappointed to the Georgia Superior Court Clerks Cooperative Authority as has Clarkesville attorney Jim Weidner. The re-appointments were made by Gov. Nathan Deal.

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