SAVANNAH, Ga.— A proposed $4.5 billion port terminal to be shared by Georgia and South Carolina came closer to reality Monday as the states' port officials signed a new deal for managing the project and voted to ask a federal agency for the permits required to start construction. Governors of the neighboring states decided eight years ago to work together on...
In 36 states electing governors, it's all about the economy. Governors seeking re-election promised to turn things around. Have they?
JACKSON, Miss.-- Mississippi has long been one of the sickest and poorest states in America, with some of the highest rates of obesity, diabetes and heart disease and more than 1 in 7 residents without insurance. And so you might think Mississippi would jump at the prospect of billions of federal dollars to expand Medicaid.
Nathan Deal would deny a tax break for tourist attractions to a planned convention hotel on Jekyll Island because it would be unfair to competing hotels in the area, the governor's spokesman said Tuesday.