Government & Politics

Georgia farmers “collateral damage” in NAFTA replacement

Sam Watson will likely have fewer eggplants, cucumbers, squash and bell peppers growing on his south Georgia farm next spring after struggling through the...

Judge orders Georgia to scrap old voting machines in 2020

Georgia will not switch to paper ballots for an upcoming round of elections starting this fall after a federal judge ruled Thursday this fall’s...

Abrams takes Fair Fight 2020 to scene of 2018 voter frustration

Saturday former gubernatorial candidate and state House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams plans to launch her Fair Fight 2020 initiative at a Gwinnett County elementary...

Former Sandy Springs lawmaker chairs board overseeing Jekyll

Amid boom times for Jekyll Island, a former state lawmaker has been tapped as the new board chair for the state agency charged with...

A chisel is the right tool for a future-focused leader

You might remember this campaign commercial from last year. A small explosion detonates in a field behind then-gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp as he declares:...

Planned Georgia income tax cut small change for many, report says

A new report says a proposed state income tax cut the Georgia Assembly is set to mull early next year would cost the state...

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...
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