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Deal appoints New to Board of Natural Resources

June 8, 2018 Billy E. New Jr., Board of Natural Resources, 13th Congressional District representativeNew retired from law enforcement following more than 25 years of experience in patrol, investigations, warrants, probation and federal murder cases. He has worked with the Fulton County Marshal’s Department, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, the …

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Deal: May tax revenues up 1.8 percent

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for May totaled almost $1.76 billion, for an increase of $31.5 million, or 1.8 percent, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled nearly $1.73 billion. Year-to-date, net tax collections totaled $20.73 billion, for an increase of $940.8 million, …

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Deal appoints Chastain to State Board of Workers’ Compensation

Home » Press Releases » Deal appoints Chastain to State Board of Workers’ Compensation June 5, 2018 Gov. Nathan Deal today appointed Terry Chastain as a director and an appellate division judge with the State Board of Workers’ Compensation. Chastain will replace the Honorable Elizabeth Gobeil following Judge Gobeil’s appointment …

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Deal announces $28 million for local government airport sponsors

Following guidance from the Department of Revenue (DOR), which Friday, June 1, announced it will suspend collection of local jet fuel sales tax in order to comply with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations, Gov. Nathan Deal today announced $28 million will be made available to 48 communities with airports. The …

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Deal: Solar cell manufacturer to create more than 500 jobs in Whitfield County

Hanwha Q CELLS Korea to invest $150 million in Dalton

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Deals to launch “Look Again” public awareness campaign

Governor Nathan Deal, First Lady Sandra Deal and Department of Early Care and Learning Commissioner Amy M. Jacobs will present the “Look Again” public awareness campaign on dangers of leaving children unattended in vehicles on Tuesday, May 29, at 10:30 a.m.

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Deal announces district attorney appointment for Southwestern Judicial Circuit

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced the appointment of the Honorable Lewis R. Lamb as district attorney of the Southwestern Judicial Circuit.

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Deal: Dixie Color to create 100 jobs in Chattooga County

Manufacturer of color resin pellets to invest more than $19 million in Trion

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ICYMI: Deal visits 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team

Georgia National Guard soldiers will mobilize to Afghanistan in December

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Deal: Kubota companies donate $1 million to Lanier Technical College Foundation

Donation from Kubota Manufacturing of America Corporation and Kubota Industrial Equipment Corporation will support new Lanier Technical College Hall County Campus

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Deal appoints three to board

William P. Leahy, REACH Georgia Foundation Board

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Deal announces judicial appointments

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced appointments to fill several judicial vacancies.

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Deal issues 2018 veto statements

Veto Number 1 – HB 354

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Deal signs misdemeanor bail reform legislation

SB 407 will make Georgia’s criminal justice system more equitable, reduce recidivism

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Deal: Georgia’s 2017 tourism breaks records

Tourism generates $63.1 billion in economic impact

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Deal: April tax revenues up 2.2 percent

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for April totaled $2.31 billion, for an increase of $48.7 million, or 2.2 percent, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled nearly $2.26 billion. 

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Deal appoints 10 to boards

Steve Taylor, Board of Community Affairs

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ADVISORY: Deal to sign misdemeanor bail reform legislation

SB 407 codifies recommendations from the Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform

Deal signs historic mass transit legislation
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Deal signs historic mass transit legislation

Gov. Nathan Deal today signed HB 930, legislation that creates the state-level Atlanta-region Transit Link Authority (the ATL), which provides a new structure for coordinated transit planning and funding for the 13-county metro Atlanta region.

Deal signs FY 2019 budget
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Deal signs FY 2019 budget

$26 billion plan prioritizes education, transportation

Deal announces 1,495 jobs in April
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Deal announces 1,495 jobs in April

Since April 1, Gov. Nathan Deal has announced more than $229 million in investment and the creation of over 1,495 new jobs in Georgia communities.

Deal: Instacart to create more than 400 jobs in Atlanta area
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Deal: Instacart to create more than 400 jobs in Atlanta area

Technology-based grocery service to invest $40 million in Customer Experience Center

Deal appoints seven to boards
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Deal appoints seven to boards

Matthew Krull, Board of Education, 13th Congressional District

ADVISORY: Deal to sign budget statewide
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ADVISORY: Deal to sign budget statewide

Gov. Nathan Deal will sign HB 684, the FY 2019 budget, at several locations around the state on Wednesday, May 2. A media avail will follow each bill signing.

Deal: Pandora to create 250 jobs in Fulton County
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Deal: Pandora to create 250 jobs in Fulton County

Music streaming giant expanding presence and workforce in Atlanta

Deal: InComm expansion to create more than 150 jobs in Georgia
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Deal: InComm expansion to create more than 150 jobs in Georgia

Technology company to invest $20 million in capital developments in metro Atlanta and Columbus

Deal: Gulfstream to create 200 jobs, invest $55 million in Chatham County expansion
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Deal: Gulfstream to create 200 jobs, invest $55 million in Chatham County expansion

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., the world’s leading business jet manufacturer, will create 200 jobs and invest $55 million in an expansion of its service center operations in Savannah.

Deal appoints seven to boards
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Deal appoints seven to boards

Dr. Jason L. Branch, Board of Trustees of the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia

Deal: Manufacturer of thermoplastic elastomer to invest $15 million in Walton County
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Deal: Manufacturer of thermoplastic elastomer to invest $15 million in Walton County

Top Polymer Enterprise to create 70 jobs in Social Circle

Deal appoints two to boards
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Deal appoints two to boards

Gov. Nathan Deal today appointed Paul Bowers to the Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority. 

Deal: Handshake agreement between Piedmont Healthcare and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia made
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Deal: Handshake agreement between Piedmont Healthcare and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia made

The governor’s office released the following statement regarding the ongoing contract dispute between Piedmont Healthcare and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia:

Deal: Department of the Treasury designates Qualified Opportunity Zones in Georgia
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Deal: Department of the Treasury designates Qualified Opportunity Zones in Georgia

All Georgia nominations were approved for new federal tax benefit designed to spur investment in economically disadvantaged areas

Deal: Taurus USA to create 300 jobs in Bainbridge
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Deal: Taurus USA to create 300 jobs in Bainbridge

Firearms manufacturer to invest more than $22.5 million in Decatur County plant

Deal: Perdue Farms to create 125 jobs, invest $42 million in Houston County
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Deal: Perdue Farms to create 125 jobs, invest $42 million in Houston County

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Perdue Farms will create 125 new jobs and invest $42 million to expand its cooking operation in Houston County.

Deal: March tax revenues down -0.5 percent
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Deal: March tax revenues down -0.5 percent

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for March totaled nearly $1.56 billion, for a decrease of $8.2 million, or -0.5 percent, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled almost $1.57 billion.

ADVISORY: Deal: Capitol Hill offices will be closed Monday to accommodate The King Center march
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ADVISORY: Deal: Capitol Hill offices will be closed Monday to accommodate The King Center march

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Capitol Hill offices will close on Monday, April 9, to accommodate the march planned by The King Center to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Deal announces state’s next step in Blue Cross Blue Shield, Piedmont Healthcare dispute
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Deal announces state’s next step in Blue Cross Blue Shield, Piedmont Healthcare dispute

Gov. Nathan Deal today directed Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia and Piedmont Healthcare to return to the negotiating table on behalf of the nearly 600,000 employees, retirees and their families affected by the recent contract disruption.

Deal announces additional funding for education, transit in FY19 budget
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Deal: With Gov. Miller's passing, Georgia has lost a 'favorite son and a true statesman"
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Deal: With Gov. Miller’s passing, Georgia has lost a ‘favorite son and a true statesman”

Gov. Nathan Deal today released the following statement following the death of former Gov. Zell Miller:

Deal announces Peru as new international market
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Deal announces Peru as new international market

Gov. Nathan Deal, in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), today presented 40 Georgia businesses with GLOBE (Georgia Launching Opportunities By Exporting) Awards at the 2018 Go Global reception at the Atlanta History Center.