Government & Politics

ACLU federal lawsuit: Postage to vote by mail amounts to poll...

A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday by the American Civil Liberties Union against Georgia’s Secretary of State claims it’s unconstitutional for Georgia to require voters...

Georgia monthly tax collections rise as state braces for COVID-19 tumble

Georgia saw a bump in state revenues last month ahead of an expected drop due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has put Georgians out...

State panel to watch for voter fraud as primary shifts to...

Georgia’s top election official has launched a new panel that he says will help sharpen his office’s focus on any fraud that could accompany...

Ga. primary still set for May despite push to delay from...

Georgia elections officials are moving full steam ahead with plans for a May 19 primary as time runs short for top Republican leaders to...

Georgia coastal officials discourage tourists ahead of state shutdown

Coastal Georgia’s city and county officials rushed to contain the COVID-19 outbreak as March ended with a mix of local ordinances that amounted to...

Trump reluctantly invoked an obscure wartime power to produce ventilators

WASHINGTON — As his administration came under fire for its handling of the COVID-19 outbreak, President Donald Trump last week invoked an obscure Korean...

Kemp order calls for most Georgians to stay home from tonight...

A statewide shelter-in-place order that starts Friday evening will have far-reaching effects on Georgians for more than a week, as state officials ramp up...

Court battles escalate to force election to replace Justice Blackwell

The battle over whether Gov. Brian Kemp or voters should determine who fills a Georgia Supreme Court justice seat is spilling over into federal...

Georgia shelter-in-place order set for Friday; schools to remain closed

Gov. Brian Kemp says he will issue a statewide shelter-in-place order in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, although many questions about what is in...

COVID-19 threatens census. At stake: money, political power

WASHINGTON — It’s National Census Day. Organizations across the country are marking the occasion with webinars, virtual rallies, Twitter chats and other digital events throughout the week....
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