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State panel to watch for voter fraud as primary shifts to absentee ballots

Georgia’s top election official has launched a new panel that he says will help sharpen his office’s focus on any fraud that could accompany...

Court battles escalate to force election to replace Justice Blackwell

The battle over whether Gov. Brian Kemp or voters should determine who fills a Georgia Supreme Court justice seat is spilling over into federal...

State prisoners could get early release to reduce coronavirus spread

The state might grant Georgia inmates an early release from prison over the next month as officials search for ways to separate people during...

WalletHub ranks Georgia economy as least exposed to coronavirus

Georgia is about to find out how many people will miss their April rent and mortgage payments as thousands of workers lost their jobs...

Georgia House Speaker asks for new primary election delay until summer

A high-ranking Georgia Republican wants the state’s May 19 primary election delayed at least one month due to the COVID-19 outbreak that recently forced...

Service businesses announce layoffs across Georgia as doors close

Workers at hotels and convention centers, bars, restaurants and day care centers are among the latest Georgians to learn they will soon be out...

How to donate, find free meals during COVID-19 outbreak

Georgia’s food banks, Meals on Wheels and other nonprofits that provide meals to people in need are scrambling to meet increased demand during the...
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Ga. U.S. Rep. Ferguson joins colleagues under self-quarantine

WASHINGTON — Two members of the U.S. House announced Wednesday that they had tested positive for COVID-19, leading a Georgia congressman and other lawmakers...

Bipartisan support shown for delay of presidential primary until May

This story was updated at 8 a.m. on March 17 to reflect the current number of states that have postponed their primary election.  Georgia Secretary...

Bill advances that aims to deliver justice for adults abused as children

After a couple of failed attempts in recent years, Georgia lawmakers are again advancing legislation to allow adults who were victims of sexual abuse...
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