Isakson faces formidable challenger in labor chief

...April, when Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond announced he would leave the...going for him is an obstacle for Michael Thurmond."Isakson is seen by some...just having the presence of Michael Thurmond, who has a great reputation...

Georgia Commissioner of Labor race

...Department of Economic Development. Michael Thurmond By moving jobless Georgians...to all Georgia high schools. Michael Thurmond The Jobs for Georgia Graduates...has and creating new jobs. Michael Thurmond Results matter. That's why...

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Keep Thurmond on the job

Michael Thurmond knows something about labor. For...disabilities. He deserves those four years. Michael Thurmond is a fine gentleman, a dedicated...Please return Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond to office on Nov. 7.

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Thurmond will challenge Isakson

ATLANTA -- Democrat Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond ended the speculation and announced today he will...federal law."In a so-called red state of Georgia, Michael Thurmond keeps getting re-elected," he told reporters...

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Labor commissioner calls for bipartisan summit

ATLANTA --- Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond says people figure he has the toughest job in Georgia...the federal government, Georgia Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond said Friday. "I'm down to my last $130 million...

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Role of office is argued

...as one of the best in the country, according to Michael Thurmond, who is vying for his third term to lead the agency...Profession: Businessman Family: Wife, Pamela - Michael Thurmond Party: Democrat Residence: Athens Age: 53 Political...

Candidates vow to change department

...state Sen. Steve Henson and former Athens Rep. Michael Thurmond say their backgrounds uniquely prepare them. They...and county taxes for 1990-93. "My opponent, Michael Thurmond, has a record of not paying his taxes," Mr. Henson...

Kansas City school superintendent says he's taking job leading Atlanta-area district

...tasked with helping struggling schools.In DeKalb County, Green is poised to take over for outgoing superintendent Michael Thurmond, who began leading the Georgia district soon after an accreditation agency decided in December 2012 to put it on...

Latest audit shows continuation of Paine's financial problems

...Jackson said. "My job as an alumnus and a supporter of the school is to follow the vision of the board."However Michael Thurmond, superintendent of Dekalb County Schools and member of the committee, said the committee was not officially disbanded...

Gov. Nathan Deal seeks backing for school takeover plan

...the state, which cut millions from education spending as the recession hit.DeKalb County Schools Superintendent Michael Thurmond said the 26 local schools on the list are among his district's highest percentage of students receiving free or...