Thu., April 24, 2014 10:16am (EDT)

  • Mon., January 30, 2012 1:14am
    A proposed bill would prevent the state from redirecting fees collected for specific purposes to other budget areas. Lawmakers have drafted similar...
  • Mon., November 14, 2011 8:21am
    Local governments will start collecting 911 fees for prepaid cell phones. Up until now the state has collected money and put it in general fund....
  • Tue., September 27, 2011 3:01pm
    The Association County Commissioners of Georgia is busy preparing municipalities for changes to immigration law. Not complying puts them at risk for...
  • Mon., September 12, 2011 2:03pm
    Controversy flared last week over a Governor Deal appointment to the state’s new immigration enforcement panel. And there are concerns over its...
  • Tue., August 2, 2011 3:50pm
    Birmingham, Alabama's Jefferson County is considering defaulting on loans for water and sewer projects. No Georgia county faces a similar...
  • Tue., July 26, 2011 2:50pm
    A number of counties statewide have made, or are considering, significant hikes in property taxes to make up budget deficits. It’s become a last...