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Georgia House rejects some of governor’s proposed budget cuts

Georgia’s House is set to vote Wednesday on a short-term spending plan to pay for state services through June. 30. And House members aren’t supportive...

Georgia counties watch state budget process warily for shifting expenses

The state of Georgia and its counties split the cost for all kinds of things, from 4-H clubs, to health department dentistry to public...

Gracie’s Law aims to protect organ access for Georgians with disabilities

Gracie Joy Nobles is a lively 11-month baby with Down syndrome whose ability to breeze past expectations is a constant source of amazement for...

Rep. Doug Collins shrugs off GOP attacks, expects to be senator...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Doug Collins finds it funny that his GOP critics are attacking him as a “swamp creature.”  Collins, a fourth-term Georgia Republican...

Ga. delegation split as U.S. House votes to remove one ERA...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted on Thursday to remove one barrier to adding the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, but plenty...

Potential online gambling a hit with Atlanta’s pro sports executives

Leaders of Atlanta’s major professional sports franchises reaffirmed their commitment to make sports gambling legal in Georgia at a press forum Thursday. The Atlanta Braves,...

Georgia grocery stores’ lobbyist pokes at proposed plastic bag ban

A proposal to ban the use of plastic bags at grocery stores and other retailers had a public airing Wednesday at the Gold Dome. The...

Bookman: State budget crisis is product of lawmakers’ blind ideology

Wishful thinking is a dangerous thing, as Georgia’s Republican leadership can attest. The budgetary crisis that has now forced the temporary shutdown of the...

Planned cuts to state health spending projected as campaign fodder

Georgia Democrats gave a preview of the political sparring to come at a Tuesday press conference held to decry Republican Gov. Brian Kemp’s proposed...

Justice Clarence Thomas helps dedicate state’s new judicial center

A U.S. Supreme Court justice was welcomed back to his home state Tuesday by Georgia dignitaries and others gathered at the most expensive government...
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