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Georgia Tipoffs: Public Policy Newsletter for Saturday December 23, 2017 ( 3 items )  

60 Plus Association Issues Statement on Plant Vogtle Nuclear Facility Approval
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Dec. 23 -- The 60 Plus Association issued the following statement by Founder and Chairman James Martin regarding the Plant Vogtle nuclear facility in Waynesboro, Georgia: "The December 21 vote by the Georgia Public Service Commission to permit the completion of the Plant Vogtle nuclear facility is one of the most consequential moves towards reclaiming America's leadership role in nuclear power in nearly 40 years. "Despite enormous liberal opposition to the project and num  more

Columbia Seminary Receives Major Lilly Grant for Thriving in Ministry Initiative
DECATUR, Georgia, Dec. 22 -- The Columbia Theological Seminary issued the following news release: Columbia Theological Seminary was awarded a grant of $1 million to expand the Pastoral Excellence Programs offered through The Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL). The grant is part of Lilly Endowment Inc.'s Thriving in Ministry Initiative. The initiative supports a variety of religious organizations across the nation as they create or strengthen programs that help pastors build relationships with e  more

New Inclusive Post-Secondary Education Program at Georgia Southern Takes Flight
STATESBORO, Georgia, Dec. 22 -- Georgia Southern University issued the following news release: Georgia Southern's newest academic program, EAGLE Academy, welcomed its first two students in fall 2017 as fully enrolled undergraduates. EAGLE Academy is an inclusive post-secondary education (IPSE) program offering the chance at a college education for those with mild intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. EAGLE, which stands for Equal Access to Gainful Learning and Employment, offers stud  more