Certain military veterans and military spouses would have an easier path to getting professional licenses in Georgia under a proposal that has cleared the House of Representatives.
A state House subcommittee has voted to kill a bill aimed at reducing the profits a utility could earn if construction of a nuclear plant exceeds the original budget.
A new study finds that people in major metropolitan areas are using passenger rail much more than they were 15 years ago, and it comes as state lawmakers are considering a bill that would revive rail service from Atlanta to Macon.
School officials from coastal Liberty County are in Washington this week to let their federal lawmakers know how sequestration cuts will affect military communities. Twenty-three Georgia school districts stand to loose $38 million a year in so-called Impact Aid that makes up for lost property taxes.
The Georgia House of Representatives has approved two labor law changes that Republican leaders say would protect workers and boost market competition. Democratic opponents, meanwhile, criticized the bills as attacks on the rights of organized labor in a state that already restricts the organizations with right-to-work laws.