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More changes ahead for Georgia's ethics agency

...by Gov. Nathan Deal to overhaul the structure of the commission."There will be legislation," Deal spokesman Brian Robinson said recently. He said key reforms would include adding appointments by the judiciary and not just the executive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-06/more-changes-ahead-georgias-e
HOPE scholarship issue in governor race

...of Georgia's brightest students here at home," the computerized phone call says.Deal's campaign spokesman Brian Robinson said Tuesday their assertion was based on legislation Carter sponsored in 2012 that would have instituted an income...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-15/hope-scholarsh
Pressure ramps up in Georgia governor's race as voter registration closes

...believe in balancing the budget every single year. I believe in tough budgeting choices."Deal campaign spokesman Brian Robinson said the total is a 10-year budget projection with expanded funding for Medicaid and education. Deal defended the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-10
Middle-class Georgia voters at core of HOPE debate

...Carter's proposal at that time to cap family income as a fix to HOPE's financial problems.Deal's campaign spokesman Brian Robinson said that would have hit middle-class Georgians hardest.In a television ad released Thursday, former Gov. Zell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-18/middle-class-georgia-voters-c
Nathan Deal compares Democrat Jason Carter to Obama

...Chicago," he said. "He is infatuated with Washington politics and it has led us to the bottom."Deal spokesman Brian Robinson said the comparison of Carter to Obama should worry voters, and criticized Carter for not providing more detail of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-10
Deal, Carter, Nunn, Perdue make closing pitches in Georgia

...constitutional amendment capping the state income tax rate. Carter actually supports the cap, though Deal spokesman Brian Robinson said Carter abstained from a vote on the amendment in the state Senate. Robinson said the ad is "not up anywhere...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-10
Georgia delays welfare drug tests

...allowing drug testing for some welfare and food stamp recipients. The new law took effect Tuesday.Deal spokesman Brian Robinson tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the state will hold off on implementing the law until a federal appeals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-02/georgia-delays-welfare-drug-
Teacher group backs Carter for governor

...was considered a factor in then-Democratic Gov. Roy Barnes losing his bid for re-election. Deal's spokesman Brian Robinson says the endorsement is not a surprise given the group's history of supporting Democrats. He said teachers don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-08-27/teacher-group-backs-carter-gove
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal taps unlikely partner: rapper Ludacris

...lyrics of one hit describe violent attacks and threats against women and driving while intoxicated. Deal spokesman Brian Robinson said he could not immediately comment on the propriety of those messages. But he defended the governor's appearance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-26/georgia-gov-nathan-deal-
Carter blasts Georgia governor over ethics complaint memo

...dismissed the most serious complaints. Deal paid $3,350 in administrative fees to settle the rest.Deal's spokesman Brian Robinson has said the memo supports the governor's contention the commission didn't grant him any favors.The ethics complaints...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-15/carter-blasts-georgia-governo