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Joshua Stewart is the local host of Morning Edition on GPB Radio. He’s also hosted Weekend Edition and filled in on All Things Considered in addition to reporting news from around the state. He came to GPB in 2010 from Tampa, Fla., where he hosted All Things Considered and produced an award-winning local public affairs program called Florida Matters at WUSF Public Media. Joshua’s work has been recognized with two regional Edward R. Murrow awards and numerous Associated Press nods. He grew up along the World’s Most Famous Beach and lived throughout Florida before coming just a little north to Georgia. Joshua also reported and worked with college journalism students in Jacksonville.

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Tax Plan Might Need Voter OK

Georgia voters might have to weigh in on a proposal to restructure the state’s tax system. The plan from the Special Council on Tax Reform adds sales tax to groceries and services and gradually...

March 11, 2011 - 12:48pm

State Health Plan Short $250 Million

The health insurance program for Georgia’s state employees is short about $250 million for next year. Department of Community Health Commissioner David Cook said the shortfall is the result of a...

March 9, 2011 - 1:58pm

Report: Georgia Manufacturers Doing Better

February was a good month for Georgia’s manufacturing industry, driven by increases in new orders and production, according to a Kennesaw State University report. Kennesaw State’s Purchasing Managers...

March 2, 2011 - 1:34pm

Will Newt Gingrich Run for President?

The buzz around Georgia this week has been whether former Congressman Newt Gingrich will run for president in 2012. He will meet Thursday with Gov. Nathan Deal and then speak to the media. Deal said...

March 2, 2011 - 9:27am

Rynders: Limiting Tuition Hikes Important for HOPE

The sponsor of a proposed constitutional amendment to tie state university tuition to inflation hopes it will give students more confidence about the cost of their classes, especially in light of...

February 28, 2011 - 8:00am

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Brandon says, have a plan BEFORE you go back to school. More, on this week's Working segment. (Photo Courtesy of Tim Patterson.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Back To School

“I’m going back to school.” It’s a pretty common thing to hear these days from people who are looking for work (or more work or different work). Even undergrads are doing it, foregoing those first...

November 2, 2011 - 9:23am
How do you decide between two job offers? Brandon Smith guides us this week. (Photo Courtesy of Tim Patterson via Flickr.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Deciding Between Two Job Offers

It’s a nice spot to be in: you’ve been interviewing for jobs and now two companies have made you an offer. An embarrassment of riches, really, especially in this economy. Ah, but both of these...

October 21, 2011 - 8:46am
Bosses play favorites when they’re hiring people. (Photo Courtesy of Michael Lokner via Flickr.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Playing Favorites

Perhaps we all suspected this already. But now we know: bosses play favorites when they’re promoting people. A recent survey showed bosses admit that it happens, and that it often doesn’t result in...

October 14, 2011 - 7:01am

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