Georgia General Assembly

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Name: Georgia General Assembly
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Georgia Commissioner Of Labor Mark Butler Speaks At Walker County Chamber Oct. 22

Georgia Commissioner of Labor Mark Butler will be the keynote speaker at the Walker County Chamber of Commerce monthly membership luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at the Walker County Civic Center.  The regular luncheon meeting has been changed from Oct. ... [Published Chattanoogan - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Mark Butler, Georgia, Labor
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

DeKalb group seeks to spark government overhaul

A group of DeKalb County citizens demanded government reform Tuesday night, launching an effort to transform a government riddled by accusations of corruption.About 100 people attended the meeting of Blueprint DeKalb, an attempt to improve ethics and ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Feds Approve I-285, GA 400 Interchange Funding Plan

The project is expected to deliver congestion relief to hundreds of thousands of motorists who rely on the interchange.The Federal Highway Administration has approved the Atlanta Transportation Improvement Plan, which includes funding for Interstate 285/Georgia ... [Published Roswell Patch - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Charlton library in state budget request ; If approved, state funds would come 8 years after county put up money

By Terry Dickson Proquest LLCThe state board of regents of the University System of Georgia made the expansion of the Charlton County Library part its budget request to the Georgia General Assembly for the upcoming 2015-16 fiscal year. If approved, the ... [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Coming Out Remains Risky

The Glass Closet: Why Coming Out Is Good Businessby John Browne, Harper Business, 2014In The Glass Closet , former BP CEO John Browne reflects deeply on the toll that concealing his sexuality took on his life and career. His painfully honest and compelling ... [Published Strategy & Business - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

State Route 6 in Polk County to be named in honor of Trooper Billy Tanner

CARTERSVILLE – Georgia DOT Commissioner Keith Golden and Georgia Department of Public Safety Commissioner Colonel Mark McDonough are pleased to announce that a section of State Route 6 in Polk County will be named in honor of State Trooper Billy Arthur ... [Published Calhoun Times - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Keeping Faith in the Republic

Two hundred twenty-seven years ago, thirty-nine men crafted the governing document for our great nation. Meeting in a stuffy room in Philadelphia, they set out the foundation for how our country functions as a collection of sovereign states.Two of the ... [Published Calhoun Times - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

UNG included on 2015 Military Friendly Schools list

DAHLONEGA - Victory Media, which publishes G.I. Jobs magazine and other publications for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named the University of North Georgia to its annual Military Friendly Schools list.The 2015 Military Friendly ... [Published Access North GA - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Once upon a time, church was required

My college psychology professor told us church buildings were like prisons. “Their thick, solid doors are locked most of the time,” he said, “and their windows are either high up the sanctuary walls or made of opaque glass – because those on the inside ... [Published Columbia County News Times - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Judge Rejects Bid To Halt Fulton County Tax Increase

Six Fulton County state representatives and a former legislator sought injunction against the county to stop a 17-percent tax hike.By Kristal DixonA Cobb County Superior Court judge has sided with Fulton County in a bid to prevent the county from implementing ... [Published Midtown Patch - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Three candidates vie to be first openly gay men elected to Georgia General Assembly

In the second week of January 2001, out lesbian Karla Drenner took office in State House District 85 covering Avondale Estates, becoming the first openly gay member of the Georgia General Assembly. Since then, two more lesbians joined the state legislature ... [Published Thegavoice.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Cash available for eligible land conservation in Georgia

VALDOSTA — The Georgia General Assembly has made it possible for eligible landowners to do good for their land while doing well for their pocketbook. Those who protect their qualifying land with a conservation easement by year end and sell the resulting ... [Published Valdosta Daily Times - Sep 09 2014]

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Task Force of the Year Award Presented to Cobb County Domestic Violence Task Force at Statewide Conference The Cobb County Domestic Task Force has, "taken extraordinary strides to better protect victims and hold abusers accountable."
...on this issue," O'Connor says, noting that not all complaints about the practices were valid and not all judges engaged in them, then adding: "The bench card is a good reference, laminated, and will last forever."
"The space isn't adequate. They need more meeting room, more room for computers, more room for books" Hildebrand said
"It has an additional tax under Section seven called a franchise fee that county residents don't pay now, but will pay later, and it also has poor representation through the community in it."

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Mandi Ballinger To Serve on State Family Violen... [Published Canton-Sixes Patch - 6 hours ago]
Task Force of the Year Award Presented to Cobb... [Published Smyrna-Vinings Patch - 7 hours ago]
Probationers’ Prison: Privatized supervision be... [Published ABA Journal - 8 hours ago]
Georgia Commissioner Of Labor Mark Butler Speak... [Published Chattanoogan - 11 hours ago]
Political Notes: October 2014 [Published Georgia Trend - 12 hours ago]
DeKalb group seeks to spark government overhaul [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 15 hours ago]
Cherokee Family Violence Center awarded [Published Cherokee Tribune - Oct 01 2014]
Feds approve 285/400 interchange improvements [Published Neighbor Newspapers.com - Sep 30 2014]
Charlton library in state budget request ; If a... [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 30 2014]
Feds Approve I-285, GA 400 Interchange Funding ... [Published Roswell Patch - Sep 30 2014]
Coming Out Remains Risky [Published Strategy & Business - Sep 29 2014]
State Route 6 in Polk County to be named in hon... [Published Calhoun Times - Sep 26 2014]
Family Violence Center Gets Award For Spanish D... [Published Holly Springs-Hickory Flat Patch - Sep 26 2014]
Milledgeville-Baldwin County consolidation [Published Examiner.com - Sep 26 2014]
Port of Savannah set to double capacity in 10 y... [Published WJCL ABC 22 - Sep 25 2014]
Keeping Faith in the Republic [Published Calhoun Times - Sep 25 2014]
UNG included on 2015 Military Friendly Schools ... [Published Access North GA - Sep 24 2014]
Judge allows Fulton tax bills [Published NorthFulton.com - Sep 24 2014]
Once upon a time, church was required [Published Columbia County News Times - Sep 21 2014]
Private probation lawsuits reach high court [Published McDuffieMirror - Sep 20 2014]
Chattooga County Historical Society honoring ke... [Published RN-T.com - Sep 20 2014]
Judge Rejects Bid To Halt Fulton County Tax Inc... [Published Midtown Patch - Sep 18 2014]
2 nonprofits to share $3.3 million in ‘navigato... [Published The Times-Herald - Sep 17 2014]
Three candidates vie to be first openly gay men... [Published Thegavoice.com - Sep 17 2014]
Frye: Lawmakers should delay implementation of ... [Published OnlineAthens - Sep 17 2014]
Editorial: State should heed Lanoue, Clarke BOE... [Published OnlineAthens - Sep 13 2014]
Barnes: ‘Chaos’ followed Sept. 11 attacks [Published Marietta Daily Journal - Sep 12 2014]
TAG Hosts Town Hall Meetings Around Georgia [Published Town Hall - Sep 11 2014]
Two-man race for Fort Oglethorpe council seat; ... [Published Cat Walk Chatt - Sep 11 2014]
REED, Raymond Morgan [Published Marietta Daily Journal - Sep 11 2014]
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Hacktivists Decry State Governments’ ‘Secret Laws’ [Published Security Bloggers Network - Jun 12 2014]
Many Americans may be surprised to learn their laws are attached to a price tag and slid beneath a copyrighted paywall. For years state governments have partnered with publishers to update and sift through their jumble of constantly changing legal codes. ...
Georgia: General Assembly Adopts Text Recognizi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 06 2014]
Source: UN General AssemblyCountry: Georgia GA/11514 Resolution Passed by Recorded Vote of 69 in Favour, 13 against, 79 Abstentions Concerned about forced demographic, changes as well as the humanitarian situation resulting from the 2008 armed conflict ...
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