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Bookman: Georgia GOP ensnared by hostility to health care safety net

Georgia Republicans are caught in a trap, trying to adjust to a rapidly changing state while also trying to placate a party base that...

State health officials scramble after feds pause governor’s Medicaid plan

The head of the state agency that oversees Georgia’s Medicaid program told state lawmakers Tuesday that his agency is exploring all options after the...

Feds woo Georgia, other Medicaid expansion holdouts with billions

WASHINGTON—U.S. House Democrats are trying again to entice Georgia and other holdout states to expand Medicaid coverage with the prospect of billions of dollars...

Georgia lawmakers aim to shift millions to shore up HIV program

High infection rates and economic hardships brought on by the pandemic have put new strain on a program that provides life-saving assistance to low-income...

NAACP files lawsuit over COVID-19 outbreak at Georgia prison

This story was updated Monday at 2:22 p.m. with a response from CoreCivic. The Georgia NAACP claims in a federal lawsuit that Georgia prison inmates...

Georgia vaccine distribution slowed by short supply, resistance to shots

While the number of Georgians taking the COVID-19 vaccines increased from last week, Georgia officials preached patience Thursday as the vaccine supply remains well-shy...

Car caravan circles Georgia Capitol as demonstrators mourn COVID dead

The COVID-19 pandemic is particularly hard on 65-year-old Jarvis Jenkins, who says he's dealt with constant panic attacks after losing five of his Albany...

Pandemic fatigue, holiday stress create ‘perfect storm’ for COVID surge

Journei Hayles of Paulding County pushed her baby in a stroller past the colorful Christmas displays at Kennesaw's Town Center Mall Tuesday. It was the...

The good news on Moderna’s vaccine trial resonates in Atlanta

“Relief. Excitement. Hope. A fantastic day for all of us.’’ That’s how Dr. Colleen Kelley of Emory University School of Medicine described her reaction to preliminary results announced...

COVID on the rise as Georgians fret over safe travels home...

With the holidays fast approaching and the COVID-19 pandemic showing new signs of spiking across the country, many Georgians face tough decisions about whether...
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