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Education secretary nominee says teachers should get vaccine priority

WASHINGTON—The president’s pick to lead the U.S. Education Department said Wednesday that he wants teachers at the front of the line for vaccinations as...

Georgia sees slight boost in vaccine capacity, but supplies still lag

A little over a year ago, the Jim R. Miller Park in Cobb County was full of carnival rides and food stands. Today, a...

Push to get teachers vaccinated and back in class now pitted...

An ethical dilemma is coming to a boil in Georgia: Who should be at the front of the line to get the COVID-19 vaccine? Health...

COVID clouds legislative session, from illness to test resistance

The lone state representative kicked out of the House chamber for refusing to take a COVID-19 test returned to the Capitol Thursday for the...

Feds try to ease vaccine backlog by enlisting retired nurses and...

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration announced a move Wednesday to bolster the number of people who can administer COVID-19 vaccines by making it easier...

Georgia House plan increases public health spending for COVID response

State House lawmakers plan to beef up spending on public health after the governor proposed a budget that mostly relied on massive federal spending...

Elected officials voice support for teachers’ access to COVID vaccine

A growing chorus of voices is calling for Georgia to move educators up the list of people to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Congresswoman Carolyn Bourdeaux...

Biden administration unveils boost to state COVID-19 vaccine shipments

Post updated 7:45 p.m. Jan. 26 to include new weekly vaccine distribution totals announced by Georgia's governor. WASHINGTON — Amid frustrations at the slow pace...

Georgia’s COVID vaccine shortage persists, teachers press for access

Georgia's COVID-19 hospitalizations and positive test rate are trending downward, but that's not an all-clear signal, Gov. Brian Kemp said at a Capitol press...

Buford lawmaker refuses COVID test, removed from House chamber

A state representative was escorted out of the House chamber Tuesday for refusing to get tested for COVID-19. The Legislature has leaned on a twice-a-week...
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