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Taylor declares run for District 122 seat while Duncan mulls decision

...Director Nancy Gay and was told a special election would be required to fill his seat.Gay said she expects Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal will call for a special election to fill Harbin's seat after the resignation is final.She said election dates are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-01/taylor-declares-run-dist
Augusta Youth Development Campus | The Augusta Chronicle

...year since 2010, according to a state audit that blames low pay, long hours and ... ATLANTA ? Even before Gov. Nathan Deal signs a comprehensive juvenile-justice bill into law this week in Dalton, state and local governments have begun...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/augusta-youth-development-campus
Georgia stops issuing license plate with Confederate flags

...Confederate battle flags, and a top official in Gov. Nathan Deal's administration has ordered that changes be made to...redesign of the Sons of Confederate Veterans plate. Gov. Nathan Deal said earlier this week that the plate should be redesigned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-26/georgia-stops-issuing-license
Ben Harbin will leave Legislature to become lobbyist

...is for the best," he said. "For my family, it is the right move at this time."Harbin said he has told Gov. Nathan Deal and House Speaker David Ral ston that his resignation will be effective July 7.Georgia law prohibits ex-lawmakers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-29/ben-harbin-will-leave-le
Some want debate over Confederate symbols in Augusta

...state has stopped issuing a Sons of Confederate Veterans license plate that features two rebel battle flags, and Gov. Nathan Deal's administration has ordered changes to the design, according to The Associated Press.Jones said he can see problems...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-27/some-want-debate-over-confede
Ruling revives calls for Medicaid expansion in Georgia

...sustain its commitment. The Georgia Legislature voted last year to take any potential decision out of the hands of Gov. Nathan Deal and ensure only that body can approve Medicaid expansion.Zeldin said the court's decision last week will renew attention...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-06-27/ruling-revives-calls-medicai
Georgia sculptor selected for Martin Luther King Jr. statue to stand on grounds of Georgia Capitol

...to create a statue of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. that will stand on the grounds of Georgia's Capitol, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday.The governor's office said Andy Davis, who is based in Henry County, has been selected to make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-29/georgia-sculptor-selected-martin-lu
Governor Nathan Deal names Robyn Crittenden to head the Department of Human Services

ATLANTA -- Gov. Nathan Deal's choice to head the Department of Human Services would take over an agency that has been under considerable pressure in recent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-09/governor-names-human-service
Gov. Deal: Change Confederate license plate

ATLANTA - Georgia's specialty license plate featuring the Confederate flag should be redesigned, Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday, after initially telling reporters he wouldn't urge changes.Deal did not call for removing the flag as governors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-24/gov-deal-change-confederate-
Deadly Georgia crashes spur $10M effort to add safety officers focused on commercial trucks

...to add officers to the state law-enforcement division focused on watching and inspecting commercial trucks, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Thursday along a stretch of interstate where tractor-trailers recently caused a pair of crashes that killed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-11/deadly-georgia-crashes-spur-1