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Deal Proposes Overhaul Of Ga. Ethics Commission

ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Nathan Deal is proposing an overhaul of the state ethics commission after a recent jury verdict in favor of an ex-commission employee who claimed retaliation for investigating the governor. 119 more words

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GA Lawmakers Ban Minors From Buying 'E-Cigarettes'

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia lawmakers have voted to keep so-called e-cigarettes out of the hands of minors.

The bill approved Thursday would impose a $300 fine on any retailer who sells the noncombustible nicotine alternatives to anyone younger than 18. 91 more words

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Ga. Republicans Moving Against Obama Health Plan

ATLANTA (AP) — Republicans were poised Tuesday to make it even tougher for Georgia to expand a government health insurance program for the poor, undercutting a big part of an overhaul backed by Democratic President Barack Obama. 625 more words

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Gov. Deal Outlines Severe Weather Response Plans

ATLANTA (AP) —  Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has outlined an action plan to address future severe weather events based on an internal review he ordered after Georgia was caught unprepared for a winter storm in late January. 113 more words

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