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Biden pledges massive vaccine uptick as states struggle to deliver shots

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden on Friday sketched out his proposal for overhauling the country’s slow and uneven effort to vaccinate Americans against COVID-19, pledging...

Ga. lawmakers want John Lewis bust to replace Confederate at U.S. Capitol

A bipartisan resolution in the Georgia legislature could send a statue of the late civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis to the U.S. Capitol's...

Top state Senate Republican catches COVID; dozens of state reps skip test

This story was updated at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday Senate Majority Leader Mike Dugan announced Tuesday – just the second day of the legislative session –...

Three Democrats catch COVID after sheltering with maskless Republicans

This post was updated Jan. 12 11:45 a.m. to include more members testing positive for COVID-19. WASHINGTON—The leader of the Congressional Progressive Caucus said Tuesday...

Annual legislative suppers, breakfasts to start session with digital socializing

The COVID-19 pandemic means changes to some of the signature annual events that typically mark the start of a new legislative session as lawmakers...

Biden expected to distribute all available vaccine doses to states

WASHINGTON — More COVID-19 vaccine doses will be available to states sooner under changes that the incoming Biden administration is expected to make to how...

Georgia House Speaker wants 2021 Legislature to revisit voting access

On the eve of the 2021 legislative session, Georgia House Speaker David Ralston refused Thursday to call for an end to no-excuse absentee ballots...

Loeffler concedes Senate race to Warnock with conciliatory message

Sen. Kelly Loeffler conceded Thursday night to Senator-elect Raphael Warnock in the special election to replace Sen, Johnny Isakson in the U.S. Senate. With nearly...

National Guard sent to D.C.; Capitol Police chief resigns

The headline was updated on Monday, Jan. 11.  WASHINGTON — A day after a violent mob seeking to overturn the election forced its way into...

McDonald earns another term as Georgia utility regulator

Lauren "Bubba" McDonald is set to return for another term on the Public Service Commission that regulates how much Georgians pay for electricity and...
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