Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal News

Georgia To Expand Cybersecurity Training Center

The next phase of a multimillion-dollar cybersecurity training center taking shape in downtown Augusta is expected to be completed by the end of 2018. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced an additional $35 million in funding for the Hull McKnight …

Georgia Gov Pledges State Funds for Local Community Irma Cleanup

Describing Hurricane Irma as a “catastrophic event” after viewing its destruction from the air, Gov. Nathan Deal promised last week that the state will pay local governments’ share for cleaning up storm debris along the Georgia coast. Deal got a …

Georgia Governor Approves Ridesharing Regulation

Gov. Nathan Deal has signed into law two bills regulating the high-tech ridesharing industry in Georgia. Surrounded by young Uber drivers in black T-shirts and Lyft drivers wearing pink on Wednesday, Deal signed into law House Bill 225, sponsored by …

Georgia Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Bill

An emotional Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation April 16 that immediately legalizes the use of medical marijuana in Georgia to treat eight serious medical conditions. Sponsored by state Rep. Allen Peake, a Republican from Macon, the new law makes it …

Georgia State Agencies Preparing for Medical Marijuana Law

In an emotional ceremony in his Capitol office, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed an executive order Friday ordering state agencies to start preparations now for the enactment of the state’s medical marijuana bill. Deal said he’ll sign it into law …

Georgia Lobbying Gift Limit Doesn’t Apply to All in Executive Branch

Gov. Nathan Deal’s executive order seems simple: Employees in Georgia’s executive branch should not accept gifts worth more than $25, particularly from lobbyists and vendors. In reality, the policy is more complicated. Lobbyists have spent more than $25 on executive …