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A new report from a non-partisan think-tank recommends overhauling how the state uses lottery funds to pay for pre-kindergarten and college scholarships. But Gov. Nathan Deal says many of the ideas are non-starters.
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's spokesman says she plans to veto a measure opposing her board's decision to allow Georgia to dredge the Savannah River and expand its port. The measure viewed as a rebuke of the Republican governor is on its way to her desk following yet another unanimous vote.
An executive with the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer charity has resigned after a dispute over funding for Planned Parenthood. The resignation came in a letter obtained by The Associated Press. Karen Handel announced her resignation as vice president for public policy in a letter to Komen officials Tuesday.
The Georgia Supreme Court has ruled that the state's assisted suicide law obstructs free speech. Prosecutors say, without the law, there's no case against four Forsyth County men charged in a 58-year-old's suicide. The law didn't prohibit assisted suicide, but made advertising it a criminal act.
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp is asking state legislators to adopt several recommendations outlined in a report from a panel of election officials that he says will save money and streamline the voting process for state and local governments.