Press Releases

Deal taps Georgia-based artist for MLK statue

June 20, 2016

Gov. Nathan Deal and Rep. Calvin Smyre (Columbus) today announced that Atlanta-based artist Martin Dawe will create the statue of Martin Luther King, Jr. that will stand on the Georgia Capitol grounds.

Deal: Georgia scores top marks, sells bonds

June 8, 2016

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced Georgia again earned a rating of AAA, with a stable outlook, from each of the three main credit-rating agencies — Moody’s, Fitch and Standard & Poor’s. Only 11 states currently meet this standard.

Deal: May tax revenues up 4.1 percent

June 6, 2016

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for May totaled roughly $1.56 billion, for an increase of $58.6 million, or 4.1 percent, over May 2015.