Tag Archives: Governor Deal

Advocates Disappointed as Gov. Deal Objects to Syrian Refugees; Food Stamp Denials Draw Federal Attention

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(APN) ATLANTA — Thirty-one U.S. governors are refusing to cooperate in resettlement programs for Syrian refugees, most citing the coordinated attacks in Paris on November 13, 2015, as a pretext for security concerns around this refugee population.   Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal issued an executive order on November 16, 2015 instructing “all agencies of the State of Georgia halt any […]

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Gordon’s First Black Female Mayor Sees Lawsuits as Sabotage Attempt

(APN) GORDON, Georgia — In some rural south Georgia towns, Blacks are winning elections in rural south Georgia towns, but the “old guard” is not ready to give up their power or their secrets. As previously reported by Atlanta Progressive News, in Quitman, Georgia, Gov. Deal removed several Black elected officials from office due to alleged voter fraud, although none […]

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Ten Arrested in Second Moral Monday Protest, Seeking Medicaid Expansion

(APN) ATLANTA — Earlier today, two weeks since the launch of the first Moral Monday in Georgia, ten progressive activists were arrested in Gov. Nathan Deal’s office for refusing to leave after the 5pm Capitol closing time.       They were attempting to deliver a letter to Gov. Deal that explained the consequences of not expanding Medicaid in Georgia. […]

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