- Legislators dub 2015 General Assembly 'year of the child' Updated: May-03-15 12:08 pm
ATLANTA - A bill that would levy an annual $5,000 on strip clubs and fine pimps $2,500 to set up a fund for sexually exploited children is scheduled to be signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Nathan Deal, topping off what some legislators are calling the "year of the child" in the 2015 General Assembly.
- Ga. officials say technical bugs in new exam 'unacceptable' Updated: May-01-15 6:35 pm
ATLANTA - Technical issues with Georgia's new online system for state exams affected an unknown number of students taking tougher exams tied to Common Core standards this spring, state officials said.
- Gov. Deal signs duel enrollment bills to boost workforce Updated: Apr-30-15 1:56 pm
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal signed two bills into law Thursday that remove barriers to dual enrollment participation both for students with dim hopes or plans of attending college and also for high school youngsters who want to earn college credits before being handed their diplomas.
- Deal deflects criticism for weighing in on chancellor search Updated: Apr-29-15 5:41 pm
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal defended his office Wednesday after a former member of the powerful board overseeing the state's colleges and universities accused him of using "dictatorial tactics" with the independent panel.
- Gov. Deal signs autism insurance bill for kids Updated: Apr-29-15 4:25 pm
ATLANTA - Many parents who have struggled to get medical help for their autistic children will now qualify for insurance coverage under a new law signed Wednesday by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal.
- Wheeler dies; led Georgia veterans agency for 6 decades Updated: Apr-21-15 3:53 pm
ATLANTA - Pete Wheeler, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Veterans Service, died Tuesday as the longest-serving state agency head after holding the job for more than six decades.
- Georgia car dealers expect drop in electric vehicle sales Updated: Apr-18-15 3:37 pm
ATLANTA - Car dealers say they expect sales in electric vehicles will drop now that Georgia is eliminating a tax credit to subsidize them.