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State lawmakers plan to resume 2020 legislative session June 15

Georgia lawmakers are set to return to the Capitol on June 15, more than three months after they abruptly suspended the 2020 legislative session...

Kemp calls for peace, hearing looms for men charged in Arbery...

The three men accused in the slaying of Ahmaud Arbery are scheduled for a preliminary hearing in Brunswick Thursday and the governor is counting...

PSC gives utilities OK to once again cut service to delinquent...

Utility customers who have fallen behind on their electricity and natural gas bills during the COVID-19 crisis could have their service cut off starting...

Beach conference season ebbs as pandemic keeps pols, lobbyists at bay

This is usually the beach convention season time of year for lobbyists, state lawmakers and members of affinity groups who gather on Georgia’s coast...

More coronavirus restrictions to end, bars and nightclubs can open Monday

Gov. Brian Kemp Thursday gave the green light for amusement parks, bars, nightclubs and small event venues to reopen next month if they abide...

Many ballots still unreturned with election less than two weeks away

Less than half of the Georgia voters who requested absentee ballots returned them so far, causing the state’s chief voting official to urge voters...

‘People of color want freedom … from infection, freedom from death’

WASHINGTON — The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately harmed communities of color, laying bare the systemic racial disparities across the United States, experts told Georgia...

Jobless claims slow, struggles remain for record number of idled workers

This post was updated May 28, 6 p.m. to include comments at an afternoon Georgia Department of Labor press conference. More than 164,000 Georgians filed...

Pre-kindergarten classes on chopping block as state slashes spending

Fewer students, empty classrooms and reduced teacher paychecks could be in store for the state lottery-funded pre-K program that teaches Georgia’s youngest schoolchildren letters...

Kemp courts GOP convention after Trump threatens to dump Charlotte

Gov. Brian Kemp this week is pushing for Georgia to host the Republican National Convention following a warning from President Donald Trump that he’s...
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