State still implementing measures from education grant that ended last year

...are the controversial Com mon Core curriculum and teacher assessments tied to the Milestones. In 2010, then-Gov. Sonny Perdue and then-state Superintendent Kathy Cox gushed about how the $400 million grant would help Geor gia implement ambitious...

Out-of-state 'super speeders' ignore Georgia fines, audit shows

...areas along the state's busy interstates where bad wrecks often happen, the Atlanta newspaper reported.Then-Gov. Sonny Perdue estimated the law would raise about $23 million a year.The state estimates that it gets about $20 million from the...

Supports Sonny Perdue for 2002

Sonny Perdue in 2002. I don't think I have ever heard a finer campaign slogan. Not only is Sonny Perdue a leader, he is a Christian man of integrity...years (1976-1980) and came to know Sonny Perdue through church and through my dad, who...

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Presidential candidates must protect academic and religious freedom

...legislation known as "Business and Education Succeeding Together," or BEST.A bit of history: In 2008, Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue signed into law the Qualified Education Expense Credit bill. This legislation allowed the creation of student scholarship...

Sonny Perdue's impact begins to fade

...the man who broke the drought.The latest vestige of Sonny Perdue's term as governor up for erasure is a key plank in...and so some policy course corrections are inevitable.Sonny Perdue will naturally take pride in much of what he accomplished...

Sonny Perdue: Republican hypocrite at work

Isn't Republican hypocrisy great? Sonny Perdue used the "race card" to become Georgia's governor by accusing former Gov. Roy Barnes of catering to civil-rights groups...

Analysis: Sonny Perdue's birthday gift

Eleven days after he turns 65, Gov. Sonny Perdue likely will get a birthday present in the form of a bill he signed into law.This spring, Perdue signed legislation that will...

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Gov. Sonny Perdue Address

ATLANTA -- The text of Gov. Sonny Perdue's combined State of the State and budget addresses Wednesday night: Mr. President, Mr. Speaker, members of the General Assembly...

How will we remember Sonny Perdue?

MACON, Ga. -- George Ervin "Sonny" Perdue III will go down in history as Georgia's first Republican governor since Reconstruction, the biggest wave of a GOP tide that's...

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Ex-governor's cousin eyes Senate race

Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue stumped on Tuesday for a cousin...considering a run for U.S. Senate," Sonny Perdue wrote Tuesday in a email sent to...Jack Kingston, R-Savannah.Sonny Perdue said his cousin approached him...