Government & Politics

Panel reviews press coverage of anti-abortion bill at Monday night event

When Georgia became the latest Southern state to pass a strict anti-abortion bill this year, the intense glare of the national media’s attention shifted...

New law aims to protect renters from slum landlords

A shoddy electrical system, lack of water service, and an unsafe stairwell were just some of the reasons that prompted Macon-Bibb County officials in...

Weekend shootings in Ohio and Texas prompt call for tighter gun...

State Democrats renewed calls for tighter gun laws in Georgia in the wake of the back-to-back mass shootings that left 31 people dead and dozens...

Perdue wavers on supporting ‘red flag’ legislation

Georgia U.S. Sen. David Perdue stopped short of saying he would support “red flag” gun legislation, citing concerns that such a law could threaten...

Democrats, Abrams’ PAC aim to take control of Georgia’s House in...

The Democratic Party of Georgia and the Fair Fight Pac announced Wednesday an effort to raise millions of dollars in an uphill effort to take...

State senator breaks with his crowd on immigration

Amid a tense political climate surrounding immigration, a conservative north Georgia lawmaker offered glowing words about his Latino constituents during an event Tuesday in...

Gang violence, maternal mortality among topics lawmakers will study

Georgia lawmakers are gearing up for another busy study committee season that will tackle topics as varied as the state’s high death rate for...

Public Service Commission targets ‘human error’ after cyber attacks

A string of recent cyber attacks on public entities has a state agency honing in on what it sees as its biggest cyber security...

Ga. Republican embraces role as Trump’s impeachment defender

WASHINGTON — A relatively unknown Georgia Republican congressman has climbed his way into the national spotlight to become the leading anti-impeachment crusader in the...

Georgia GOP offers prayers after shootings; Dems want legislation

WASHINGTON — In the wake of two devastating mass shootings over the weekend, Georgia Democrats are imploring the U.S. Senate to take action on...
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