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To curb gas supply shortages, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has waived regulations for vehicles transporting fuel in Georgia and for those carrying hurricane relief supplies.

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The Georgia State Senate voted Tuesday to let licensed gun owners carry concealed weapons on most places on public college campuses.

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The state Senate voted 32-22 on the bill, which needs final agreement by the state House before being sent to the Governor for his signature.

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal speaks during a press conference to announce he has vetoed legislation allowing clergy to refuse performing gay marriage and protecting people who refuse to attend the ceremonies Monday, March 28, 2016, in Atlanta.
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As the U.S. House of Representatives plans to vote Thursday on the healthcare bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, leaders in Georgia have expressed mixed views about the plan. 

So far, many of Georgia's Republican members in the U.S. House appear to support the bill. But Wednesday, a spokesperson for Congressman Jody Hice, a member of the conservative Freedom Caucus, said Hice was opposed to the measure.  

Georgia State Capitol gold dome.
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Organizations in Georgia say proposed changes to several state legislative districts are "likely illegal" and want lawmakers to stop the effort.

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In a letter to Gov. Nathan Deal and legislative leaders, the organizations say the changes move black voters out of two House districts and move white voters in. They say the shifts would give two incumbent Republicans, Reps. Rich Golick and Brian Strickland, an advantage in future elections.

Deal Supports Alternative To ACA … If It’s Fair To Georgia

Mar 15, 2017
In this June 2, 2015 file photo, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal speaks to reporters following a ceremony announcing a $300 million expansion of Google's data center operations in Lithia Springs, Ga.
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Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday that he supports congressional Republicans’ efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but also said he wants more details on the GOP plan to replace the law -- and its potential effects on Georgia.

 

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