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The governors of Georgia and South Carolina are keeping quiet on a private meeting on stalled efforts to build a $5 billion cargo port on the Savannah River shared by both states.
Georgia’s attorney general, Sam Olens, announced a $25 billion federal settlement Thursday with the nation's five largest mortgage servicers. The deal sets stricter rules governing mortgages. But Olens says a bill pending in the state legislature would help protect consumers against forgeries or so-called robo-signing on the part of the mortgage companies.
A Georgia Senate panel has approved a bill targeting scrap metal theft that places more requirements on recyclers and requires sellers of used cars 20 years or older without a title to prove ownership.
The state Senate passed a resolution Thursday urging Congress to expand a guest worker program that gives visas to foreign laborers.
The Georgia Military College band played Thursday at the State Capitol to celebrate Georgia heritage. Governor Nathan Deal was there to declare Sunday February the 12th as “Georgia Day.” Deal reflected on how far the state has come since General Ogelthorpe first landed at Yamacraw Bluff nearly three centuries ago.