Government & Politics

Hice decries ‘kangaroo court’ as Bush lawyer slams postmaster DeJoy hiring

WASHINGTON — A top ethics lawyer to President George W. Bush on Monday decried Louis DeJoy’s appointment to postmaster general and called for a...

Coast Guard conducts public hearing in capsized Golden Ray investigation

An investigation into why the massive Golden Ray car carrier capsized off the Georgia coast soon after it left port in Brunswick picks up...

Politically connected firm earning millions in state COVID contract

A health care staffing company with strong political connections has been paid more than $40 million by the state of Georgia to supply medical...

‘We’re not through this’: Governors plead with Congress for COVID aid

WASHINGTON — Democratic governors on Thursday begged Congress to come to the aid of ailing states, which face unexpected expenses as they attempt to...

Georgia signs on 15,000 poll workers in run up to November...

James Hammond is more than answering Georgia’s call to join a new army of poll workers ahead of November’s big election. He’s also turned...

Secretary of state’s office says 1,000 Georgians voted twice in primary

This story was updated at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday.  Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is asking for prosecutors to investigate more than 1,000 people suspected...

Senate GOP emergency relief plan leaves out direct aid to states

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans unveiled their latest coronavirus relief proposal Tuesday but were met with swift objections from Democrats. The GOP plan failed to include...

Top nurses upset at sudden exit of popular Georgia board chief

The departure of the state Board of Nursing’s executive director has stunned nurse leaders in Georgia, who told Georgia Health News that he did...

Labor Day nothing to celebrate for Georgia workers still displaced by...

When her job at a Macon daycare cut her hours from 40 to 10 in March, Kalie Mitchum put off applying for unemployment in...

Feds seek investigation into imported produce as U.S. growers face ‘crisis’

The Trump administration says it will investigate complaints from Southern produce growers – including Georgia farmers – that Mexico’s trade practices are putting them...
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