Government & Politics

Buttigieg outpaces Biden in Ga. third-quarter fundraising

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is closing in on former Vice President Joe Biden in the dash for Georgia’s campaign cash. Both are...

Kemp announces plan to trim private health insurance cost

Gov. Brian Kemp has announced his long-awaited proposal to bring down private health insurance costs – particularly in rural Georgia – but the details...

Ga. high court lets 2018 lieutenant governor election result stand

The Georgia Supreme Court Thursday ruled against a nonprofit’s suit challenging the state’s 2018 lieutenant governor election results, which had significantly fewer votes than...

U.S. House green lights Trump impeachment inquiry

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Thursday voted to formalize its impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.  Lawmakers adopted a resolution that lays out procedures...

Bookman: If you base your defense of Trump on the facts,...

This is not a complicated situation, although some would prefer that we think so. In fact, it is alarmingly simple: Ukraine is our ally, a...

Nearly all Ga. House members vote to sanction Turkey for Syria...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Tuesday passed legislation with broad bipartisan support to impose sanctions against Turkey for its military invasion of northern...

Revived ‘hidden predator’ bill stirs legal worries at legislative hearing

A broad range of nonprofit and business organizations are decrying a renewed push to give Georgians who were sexually abused as children more ability...

Most of 13 lawmakers flagged for ethics violations remedy disclosures

The state ethics commission announced at a Sept. 26 meeting it had filed complaints against 13 state lawmakers who’d run afoul of campaign finance...

‘Fair forest tax’ gives taxpayers sticker shock in some Georgia counties

When Danny Agan skimmed over a long, complicated ballot question last year, his eyes latched onto the word “conservation” that appeared – twice. “Conservation. That...

Ga. House panel considers reviving ‘Hidden Predator Act’ for 2020

Should Georgia allow older adults who were molested as children to sue the people they say abused them? A state House study committee is set...
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