Government & Politics

Kemp unveils plan to undo some budget cuts, recover from 2020...

This post was updated 7 p.m. Jan. 14. Gov. Brian Kemp’s new spending proposals will undo some of the cuts to public education made last...

U.S. House votes to again impeach Trump, as a ‘clear and...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time, charging him with inciting violent rioters last week who rampaged...

Ga. lawmakers want John Lewis bust to replace Confederate at U.S....

A bipartisan resolution in the Georgia legislature could send a statue of the late civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis to the U.S. Capitol's...

Kemp teases budget plans with COVID economic damage in spotlight

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp says the budget he plans to unveil Thursday will include new funding aimed at rebuilding the state’s tourism industry, which...

Top state Senate Republican catches COVID; dozens of state reps skip...

This story was updated at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday Senate Majority Leader Mike Dugan announced Tuesday – just the second day of the legislative session –...

Georgia lawmakers return to Capitol with COVID, security on their minds

State lawmakers raised their right hands Monday and swore an oath through face masks as the General Assembly started a new session in the...

Record turnout among Black voters helped Democrats claim Senate

Georgia is poised to help reshape the course of the nation over the next two years with the election of the state's first Black...

Annual legislative suppers, breakfasts to start session with digital socializing

The COVID-19 pandemic means changes to some of the signature annual events that typically mark the start of a new legislative session as lawmakers...

Georgia House Speaker wants 2021 Legislature to revisit voting access

On the eve of the 2021 legislative session, Georgia House Speaker David Ralston refused Thursday to call for an end to no-excuse absentee ballots...

National Guard sent to D.C.; Capitol Police chief resigns

The headline was updated on Monday, Jan. 11.  WASHINGTON — A day after a violent mob seeking to overturn the election forced its way into...
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