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Bill shielding businesses from COVID-19 liability awaits the governor

Cartersville real estate agent Darla McAfee said she’s worried taking clients on a home viewing could land her in court months later. “Say you’re a...

Election board extends absentee ballot rules as vote-by-mail debate lingers

The State Election Board agreed Wednesday to extend a pair of emergency rules allowing local election offices to continue offering drop boxes for absentee...

Kemp: College football could be ‘tall task’ with COVID-19 cases growing

Gov. Brian Kemp may be unlikely to mandate face masks statewide, but he said something Wednesday that may cause reluctant mask-wearers to change their...

Governor signs $25.9B state spending plan squeezed by pandemic recession

Gov. Brian Kemp signed off on a new $25.9 billion spending plan that starts Wednesday without the usual fanfare, capping off a prolonged budget...

Supreme Court Louisiana abortion ruling could affect Georgia’s law

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to shoot down Louisiana abortion restrictions could affect the future of Georgia’s strict 2019 anti-abortion law.   Chief Justice John...

Bookman: We could be witnessing the deciding battle of the culture...

We are living through history, through a tumultuous time in which change accelerates, the once-solid becomes fluid and no one has any real idea...

Georgia bill to protect police might weaken penalties for killing officer

Legislation state lawmakers intended to add protection for law enforcement might create the unintended result of lessening penalties if an officer is murdered. Gov. Brian...

U.S. Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana abortion law

WASHINGTON — In a major victory for reproductive rights, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a controversial Louisiana law that critics said would have...

Kemp signs hate crimes legislation into law on final day of...

Gov. Brian Kemp signed long-stalled hate crimes legislation into law Friday afternoon, creating new protections for victims of bias-motivated crimes in Georgia for the...

Ga. schools still bear brunt of adopted $2.2B spending cut

Lawmakers signed off on a spending plan with about $2.2 billion in budget cuts – including nearly $1 billion less for public schools –...
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