New state budget will keep construction crews busy in Metro Atlanta

...repair bridges across the state and $75 million for transit projects.The package is the largest since then-Gov. Sonny Perdue pumped up borrowing during the Great Recession in hopes of creating badly needed construction jobs.But the General...

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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Mayor offers surprising lunch invitation

...seat, which he held for 12 years before losing it to his old rival Charles Walker in 2004.In 2006, then-Gov. Sonny Perdue appointed Cheeks to the Georgia Ports Authority, and he retired in 2010. WHAT GOOD INDEED! A reporter called Cheeks...

Tougher DUI reporting, sentences sought

...Griner was a Hephzibah native and University of Georgia graduate about to begin his second year of a fellowship in Gov. Sonny Perdue's office in 2010 just feet away from the display. He was killed by a drunk driver in Atlanta a day before he was...

Analysis: Explaining Georgia's new road revenue plan

...during a declared state of emergency.(One wag wondered if sagging poll numbers would constitute an emergency. Govs. Sonny Perdue and Nathan Deal have each pre-empted adjustments of the existing indexing.)"We don't feel like that is a tax...

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...

Georgia Governor
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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