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Health care changes cut Georgia's spending

...million low-income Georgians covered by the state's Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids insurance plans, the Perdue administration began nudging them toward a concept it called care-management organizations. Three private companies bid for...
Health | Health Care
State should step up for schools

...voters in the form of a referendum, which was approved. Fast-forward to 2008, when after six years of the Perdue administration's funding cuts and spending mandates, Richmond County is like every other public school district in Georgia...
Opinion columns | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Richmond County Board of Education
Healthy step forward

...Gabridge, a top executive for technology transfer and economic development. He's right. That's why the Perdue administration - and before that the Roy Barnes administration - made life sciences a top biotech economic development priority...
Perdue makes pledge of no retirement taxes

...added. The measure, which would need to pass the Legislature, would cost an estimated $142 million a year. Perdue administration officials said the tax cut would affect at least 305,000 Georgians. It would affect currently taxable income...
State reserves hit record

...But Gov. Sonny Perdue vetoed it in May, arguing that the state didn't have the cash. At the time, the Perdue administration said revenues were showing signs of slipping. "We are certainly pleased the economy seems to have rebounded...

...whether to apply the controls to commercial and industrial parcels along with residential. . MENTAL HEALTH: The Perdue administration has proposed a major restructuring of mental health services, including privatizing some aspects of treatment...
So far, sorta good for new governor

...transition team was skewed toward longtime loyalists and lobbyists. He filled his administration with a mixture of Perdue administration holdovers, campaign supporters and newcomers.He raised eyebrows when a news report revealed his top aides are...
Georgia Governor | Latest News | Government
Black Chamber of Commerce lobbies on taxes, red tape and contracts

...Robinson said. Georgia law doesn't permit quotas or set-asides for minority contractors. However, the Perdue administration did reach out to minority and women-owned businesses to offer free, monthly training sessions on how to win...
Business | Latest News
Ga. mental health ombudsman appointed

...administration forced her to serve "every constituency there is.""I've just seen, with my time with the Perdue Administration, the progression the mental health program in Georgia has gone through."Gobeil said Magelund also will handle...
Governor's support of GHSU improved, local representatives say

...Georgia, Howard said."Barnes saw the value in it," Howard said. "It fell through the cracks during the Perdue administration, and Gov. Deal has picked it up where it left off eight years ago," he said.