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U.S. House Democrats advance impeachment investigation

WASHINGTON -- U.S. House Democrats edged closer Thursday to launching formal impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.  The House Judiciary Committee voted 24-17 along party...

State budget revisions show cuts to child welfare, GBI positions

State lawmakers still plan to convene later this month for budget hearings. They just won’t hear from the state agency heads who have suggested...

Georgians split on party lines as U.S. House votes to ban...

WASHINGTON -- U.S. House lawmakers approved bipartisan legislation Wednesday that would block new offshore drilling off the majority of the U.S. coast -- despite...

Bookman: Ga. Chamber signs on to GOP’s new love of tariffs,...

When Democrat Jon Ossoff announced this week that he will run against incumbent David Perdue for the U.S. Senate next year, the U.S. Chamber...

Initial state rural broadband mapping shows less coverage than FCC

A federal map shows Lumpkin County with just a smattering of dark zones where residents and business owners lack access to broadband internet access. But...

Ga. Board of Regents approves budget cuts to farming programs

Georgia university programs were trimmed by about $27 million over the next two years after the state Board of Regents voted to approve the...

Time running out for public to weigh in on Okefenokee area...

A proposed mining operation near the Okefenokee Swamp is sparking a great deal of interest with thousands of organizations and people sounding off on...

Ga. lawmakers split as U.S. House advances McBath ‘red flag’ bill

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House Judiciary Committee committee advanced three gun safety bills on Tuesday despite unified Republican opposition.  The committee voted along partisan lines...

University system’s rural programs on Board of Regents cut list today

Agricultural, medical and library programs run by Georgia’s state-funded universities are poised for budget cuts in response to the statewide belt tightening Gov. Brian...

Hurricane-ravaged SW Ga. farmers cheered by federal aid news

Some of the long-awaited federal disaster relief funding will soon begin to make its way down to southwest Georgia farmers, arriving nearly a year...
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