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Day 19 - Tuesday, February 17, 2009

GPB News - Politics

Atlanta's Former US Attorney One Step Closer To New Post

A US Senate committee has given its approval to Sally Yates. She’s the former US attorney in Atlanta. President Obama has tapped her to be Deputy Attorney General.
State Attorney General Sam Olens

Sam Olens: Georgia Will Respect Supreme Court Decision On Gay Marriage

State Attorney General Sam Olens says his office will abide by any ruling the US Supreme Court will make on same-sex marriage.

Longtime Head Of Vets Service Agency Dies At 92

Pete Wheeler became commissioner of the Department of Veterans Service in 1954. He was Georgia's longest-serving agency head and worked under a dozen governors from Herman Talmadge to Nathan Deal.

Milledgeville Mayor Faces Insurance Fraud Charges

The former mayor of Milledgeville has turned himself in to face a dozen charges of insurance fraud.

Egypt's Former President Morsi Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison

Less than two years after he was removed from office by the military, Mohammed Morsi was sentenced by an Egyptian court for the arrest and torture of protesters.
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