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Deal: Program to help inmates earn high school diplomas

November 12, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) and the Mountain Education Center Charter School (MEC) have partnered together to offer high school courses at Arrendale State Prison in Habersham County, which will help inmates complete their high school educations and receive diplomas.

Deal: State files lawsuit demanding federal action on water supply

November 7, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that the state of Georgia, the Atlanta Regional Commission and Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority filed lawsuits against the Army Corps of Engineers for failure to address long-standing water supply requests in the Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa (ACT) River Basin.

Deal: October revenues up 5.9 percent

November 6, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that Georgia’s net tax collections for October totaled $1.55 billion, an increase of $87 million, or 5.9 percent, compared to October 2013.