Day 16 – Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Notes

House Session 10:00am
Senate Session 10:00am
Lawmakers 7:00pm

Video Archives

GPB News - Politics

Savannah Harbor Nets Funding BoostSavannah Harbor Nets Funding Boost

The federal government is pumping an additional $2.5 million into pre-construction work that's needed before crews could begin deepening the shipping channel to Savannah's seaport. Officials announced Wednesday the money is being allocated from $741 million in discretionary funds the Army Corps of Engineers has to improve navigation.

Google Enters Public Broadband DebateGoogle Enters Public Broadband Debate

Google is among a group of organizations urging Georgia legislators to oppose Senate Bill SB 313. It would prevent funding public broadband networks and subsidizing costs of services with public tax dollars. But Google and other Internet-based organizations argue that could hurt private-public partnerships and impact workforce development.

Republican Race Comes To GaRepublican Race Comes To Ga

The Republican presidential race has arrived in Georgia with a month to go before the state’s primary. Candidate Mitt Romney is set to have an event with supporters in Atlanta Wednesday afternoon after his losses in three states Tuesday. It will be the first time the Republican front runner has had a public event in Georgia since last year. The state's primary is March 6.

Think Tank Suggests Lottery OverhaulThink Tank Suggests Lottery Overhaul

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.

Haley Rebuffs Party Over Savannah Port Haley Rebuffs Party Over Savannah Port

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.

7:00P

Antiques Roadshow

Vintage Toronto

8:00P

Antiques Roadshow

Vintage Secaucus

9:00P

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries

Death By Miss Adventure

9:53P

Agatha Christie's Poirot

The Adventure Of The Cheap Flat