Press Releases

Deal requests federal disaster relief for storm

February 26, 2014

In the wake of the destructive winter storm Feb. 10-14, Gov. Nathan Deal today submitted a request to President Obama for federal disaster relief for the 48 counties where the combined damage estimates exceed $43 million. 

Deal delays opening of state government

February 13, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal has delayed the opening of state government until 10 a.m. tomorrow, giving agency heads the discretion to close offices in areas with significant power outages and allowing employees to telework where their commute is dangerous.