Government & Politics

Decision to move All-Star game is met with scorn, disappointment

The fallout from Georgia's controversial new voting law resulted in an economic blow Friday when Major League Baseball announced it would move this summer's...

CDC: If you’re fully vaccinated, you can travel in the U.S.

WASHINGTON — Fully vaccinated individuals can travel at low risk to themselves and do not need to get a COVID-19 test or quarantine after...

Bookman: Trump’s arm-twisting might have worked under new election rules

Almost five months later, Donald Trump’s dictatorial refusal to accept defeat still looms large over the country, particularly here in Georgia. It continues to...

Supreme Court win washes over Georgia in decades-long water war

The U.S. Supreme Court handed Georgia a major win Thursday in its long-running water battle with Florida, overturning a 2013 lawsuit that threatened to...

Lawmakers embrace pecans, skip sports bets in 2021’s masked session

This story was updated on April 4. Lawmakers just concluded a legislative session dominated by the GOP’s push to remake Georgia’s election laws after Republicans...

Voting rights advocates air worries about flurry of new state election...

WASHINGTON—A U.S. House elections panel on Thursday heard from witnesses about the need to craft a new formula that identifies which states or jurisdictions...

Police funding bill passes as other contentious criminal justice bills falter

Lawmakers considered several measures this session that critics argued were tone deaf and ignored the pleas for police reform that followed 2020's string of...

Lawmakers approve $27.2B budget for new year as federal relief flows

State lawmakers finalized a $27.2 billion spending plan for next year, although it remains to be seen how exactly the state will dispatch the...

‘Once in a generation investment’: Biden unveils $2T infrastructure plan

Unveiling what he called the boldest domestic spending package since the construction of America’s interstate highway system and the dawning of the space race,...

Ga. Lawmakers take 11th-hour aim at Delta after CEO’s voting law...

After weeks of pressure from protesters, major Georgia businesses including Delta Air Lines are taking a stronger stance against the sweeping voting bill signed...
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