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Senate finance chairman says he doesn’t ‘see the math’ for tax cut

A key lawmaker has cast further doubt on the prospects of another Georgia income tax cut in a year when serious cuts to mental...

State lawmakers question impact of proposed school cuts

Questions have emerged over what some proposed cuts to education spending may mean for the state’s low-performing schools and for state schools for the...

Georgia AG joins GOP colleagues in urging Senate to reject impeachment

Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr is among 21 attorneys general who are calling on the U.S. Senate to reject the Democrats' case against President...

Federal comments on Georgia Medicaid plan can shape results

The federal government wants to hear what Georgians think about a state proposal to subsidize health insurance for more state residents — who work,...

Kemp sells his conservative agenda at business breakfast

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp offered few clues for what will – or won’t – be found in the state’s new budget during an annual...

Lawmaker aims to require plants to disclose toxic gas release

A Georgia lawmaker introduced legislation this week that he says is the first step in better regulating plants that produce a gas that can...

Georgia Dems push new GOP U.S. Senator to oppose Obamacare repeal

A Georgia health care coalition and a group of state legislators are pushing U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler to publicly oppose the ongoing dismantling of...

State lawmakers dust off decades-old ERA debate

A group of Georgia state lawmakers says it’s time to approve a 1972 U.S. constitutional amendment that aims to bar discrimination on the basis...

Lieutenant governor hints gambling bills are long shot this year

Gambling proponents may have gone bust just one day into the new session, with one high-ranking state leader expressing skepticism about the desire for...

Georgia General Assembly begins on a somber note

Georgia lawmakers returned to the state Capitol Monday and paid tribute to two colleagues who died recently. Legislators are set to engage in lively debates...
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