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Arbery’s legacy to live on through citizen’s arrest repeal, mother says

Ahmaud Arbery's mother said she's hopeful overhauling the outdated law initially used by local prosecutors to justify her son's killing will have a lasting...

Ossoff to introduce bill bringing back water handouts at the polls

Georgia U.S. Sen. Jon Ossoff will introduce legislation this week aiming to restore Georgians’ ability to hand out food and water to voters waiting...

Sen. Ossoff shines spotlight on new funding for HBCUs

Atlanta’s historically Black colleges and universities are set to receive just under $32 million combined in grants from the American Rescue Plan, part of...

Decision time for police funding and other law and order legislation

Gov. Brian Kemp is set to sign a controversial bill to block local governments from slashing police budgets Friday as a Monday deadline looms...

Commentary: All-$tar Game fuzzy math

Why do so many seemingly reasonable people repeat the can’t-be-true claim that Major League Baseball cost Georgia businesses $100 million by moving its 2021...

Judge asked to halt coastal dredging during sea turtle nesting season

When nature-lovers welcomed Georgia's first nesting sea turtles of the year on Little Cumberland Island Friday, the celebration was tempered with worries about the...

Gov. Kemp signs off on three-weeks paid parental leave for state...

About 250,000 state employees will be eligible for three weeks paid parental leave after Gov. Brian Kemp signed off on the new benefits Wednesday. The...

Kemp signs ‘mixed bag’ legislation to review tax breaks, add some...

This story was updated at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday.  Gov. Brian Kemp has signed into law a measure creating a limited process for reviewing tax credits...

Georgia AG denies discrimination in state’s controversial new election law

Republican Attorney General Chris Carr is asking a U.S. District Court judge to toss out a lawsuit that claims Georgia's new election law disenfranchises...

Ga. House members could be on hot seat in Congressional redistricting

Georgia is likely one of the states Republicans will be banking on to win back the U.S. House in 2022, according to an initial...
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