Deal to tour state with bill signings

I can’t remember previous Governors doing this, but apparently Gov. Perdue frequently held bill signings outside of Atlanta.

It’s a great way of bringing Georgia’s state government closer to the people across the state with the added bonus that local media were more likely to cover the bill signings, especially if it is an issue primarily of local interest.

From the Press Release:

Deal to hold bill signings during pro-jobs, pro-family statewide tour

Gov. Nathan Deal will travel to seven cities Tuesday, April 24th and Wednesday, April 25th for bill signings and community events.

Tuesday April 24th – Augusta—Statesboro—Savannah

Georgia Health Sciences University
9 a.m.
Cancer Research Center
1410 Laney Walker Blvd.
Augusta*Parking on corner of 15th St. and Laney Walker Blvd., shuttles to event provided

Georgia Southern University
11:35 a.m.
Marvin Pittman Administration Building
1770 Southern Dr.
Statesboro

Savannah Port
2:55 p.m.
Garden City Terminal
Savannah

Wednesday, April 25th – Valdosta—Albany—Warner Robins—Columbus

Valdosta Chamber of Commerce
7 a.m.
Valdosta State University Center
1500 N. Patterson St.
Valdosta

Valdosta State University College of Nursing
8:40 a.m.
S. Walter Martin Hall
1300 N. Patterson St.
Valdosta

Albany Rotary Club
11:30 a.m.
Doublegate County Club
3800 Old Dawson Rd.
Albany

Robins Air Force Base
2 p.m.
Museum of Aviation
Hwy 247 & Russell Parkway
Warner Robins

National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center
4:30 p.m.
1775 Legacy Way
Columbus

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