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Georgia governor proposes spending $50 million more on pre-kindergarten to reverse cuts

...to reverse cuts to Georgia's pre-kindergarten program that increased class sizes and cut teacher pay.The Republican governor told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the specifics are still in the works."We all know the statistics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-31/georgia-governor-proposes-spe
Inspector general's reports shows SC agency tasked with addressing racial inequities lacks leadership

...time and need to be visible has never been greater."Haley's office did not address questions about why the Republican governor allowed the board's membership to get so low, though her office pointed to improvements.Currently, there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-09/inspector-generals-reports-sh
A new day has arrived

...of black artifacts. Vandals of any kind must be brought to justice. It is refreshing to see South Carolina's Republican governor, both U.S. senators and numerous state officials join the majority in rejecting that flag flying on statehouse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-01/new-day-has-arrived
Poll favors Ga. governor, lawmakers

...plagues Congress, according to Senate Majority Leader Bill Cowsert, R-Athens. Lawmakers of both parties like the Republican governor because he is willing to hear their points of view and will also step back while legislation is being crafted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-02/poll-favors-ga-governor-
Fixing misguided compassion

...April 1 by implementing a work or volunteer requirement as a condition of receiving benefits.It took Maine's Republican governor to push the reform measure through, but there was nothing radical or extreme about the idea. A recent Rasmussen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-17/fixing-misguided-comp
Last Republican governor hailed from Augusta

...Bullock was not Georgia's last Republican governor. That honor belongs to Benjamin...only be Georgia's first Republican governor in 130 years, he will be the state's first Republican governor not from Augusta. Reach Bill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/10/kir_357709.shtml
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Perdue becomes first Republican governor since 1872

ATLANTA -- Sonny Perdue became Georgia's first Republican governor in more than a century Monday, pledging not to let the historic party shift disrupt state government. "In the wake of an unprecedented...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/13/met_364035.shtml
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Gov. Nathan Deal would keep Georgia spending relatively flat

...Assembly not to diverge from the path set during the Republican governor's first two years in office."We have made...we go forward with a focus on progress."The Republican governor's priority list, presented to a joint session...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-17/gov-nathan-deal-would-keep-ge
Web opens venue for political matters

...unflattering Bush Jr.'s Skeleton Closet. The Internet provides a lightning-fast, free-for-all forum that the Republican governor both uses and criticizes. "I don't believe in spreading malicious gossip and garbage," Bush said when asked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/22/tec_256968.shtml
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The carpetbagger who became governor

...predecessor -- Georgia's first Republican governor, Rufus Bullock of Augusta...Bullock was not Georgia's last Republican governor. That honor belongs to Benjamin...only as Georgia's first Republican governor in 130 years, he will have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/bill-kirby/2010-01-31/carpetbagge