The next phase of Nathan Deal’s school takeover campaign now begins

2:18 pm Apr. 21, 2015

The roots of Gov. Nathan Deal’s school takeover plan are now in the books. Now he must persuade voters to support the initiative in a referendum next year.

The governor Tuesday signed legislation that forms the framework of his signature legislative effort. But it must be approved by a majority of voters in November 2016 to take effect.

Senate Bill 133 lays out specifics of how Deal’s school takeover plan

The transformation of MARTA into ‘The ATL’

9:14 am Apr. 21, 2015

Over on our editorial page at, Tom Sabulis has an interview with state Sen. Brandon Beach, R-Alpharetta, on the topic of mass transit. Times are changing rapidly for transit in metro Atlanta — albeit