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Day 38 - Monday, March 25, 2013

GPB News - Politics

River Street

Savannah Tourism Leaders Say Transportation Bill's Hotel Tax Could Harm Industry

Tourism groups say the $5 nightly hotel-motel tax could prompt travelers to go elsewhere.

Indiana Law: Sorting Fact From Fiction From Politics

The culture wars are always percolating beneath the surface in presidential politics. And as is often the case in controversies, the facts have become muddled and conflated.
Georgia Highway

Lawmakers Pass Budget, Transportation Bill

Georgia lawmakers have approved a $40 billion state spending plan and a transportation package they said will raise $900 million through changes to the state's gas tax and new fees on electric cars and hotel visits.

Arkansas Governor Asks Lawmakers For Changes To 'Religious Freedom' Bill

Lawmakers passed the bill Tuesday. A similar Indiana measure sparked a backlash. Critics say it allows businesses to refuse service to gays and lesbians. Supporters say it bolsters religious freedom.

Ga. Senate Clears Way For Continued Operation Of Uber, Lyft

Uber and other ride sharing companies may have passed their last legislative roadblock with the passage of a Georgia Senate bill mandating insurance minimums for drivers and the firms they drive for.
7:30PRick Steves' Europe


7:57PMrs. Bradley Mysteries

A Speedy Death

9:30PBorn To Be King