Governor Nathan Deal - Georgia’s 82nd Governor (2011-2019)

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Press Releases

Condolence Letter to Japan

March 14, 2011

The Honorable Takuji Hanatani

Consul General of Japan

One Alliance Center, Suite 1600

3500 Lenox Road

Atlanta, Georgia 30326


Dear Mr. Hanatani:

Gobeil promoted to Chief Operating Officer

March 14, 2011

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Bart Gobeil will become the state’s Chief Operating Officer on April 15. Gobeil succeeds Trey Childress, who was asked by the governor to stay on through the legislative session.

Deal: Senate plays vital role in saving HOPE

March 8, 2011

The state Senate today acted on behalf of present-day and future generations of Georgia students by putting the HOPE scholarship on firm financial footing, said Gov. Nathan Deal. The Enduring HOPE bill passed by a wide margin, 35-20.

February revenues see significant rise

March 8, 2011

Gov. Nathan Deal reported today that the Georgia Department of Revenue saw a $148 million increase (26.1 percent) in monthly net revenue collections compared to February 2010.

Deal to keep full-day Pre-K

March 7, 2011

Following bipartisan negotiations, Gov. Nathan Deal today announced his updated plan to preserve Georgia’s full-day prekindergarten program while still implementing the reforms necessary to prevent insolvency.