Wed., February 11, 2015 6:00pm
President Obama defended a limited three-year resolution saying the country is not benefited "by being on a perpetual war footing."
Wed., October 29, 2014 12:22pm
Republican Buddy Carter and Democrat Brian Reese are vying to replace Jack Kingston for the right to represent coastal Georgia in Congress.
Fri., August 1, 2014 12:37pm
Sebastien Cotte and his wife take turns caring for their 3-year-old son Jagger around the clock. Jagger has a condition called Leigh’s Disease, which is a neurological disorder than impacts almost every facet of his life.
Fri., December 27, 2013 11:48am
Congress did not extend jobless benefits for the long term unemployed in the budget it passed before the Christmas break.That means nearly 40,000 Georgians will lose extended federal jobless benefits on Dec. 28. GPB News' Ellen Reinhardt spoke to two people say once they lose their benefits, they will have nowhere else to turn.
Mon., December 9, 2013 4:00am
Georgians looking for help staying warm this winter are finding long lines and reduced budgets at assistance programs. Low-income residents can apply for federally-financed home heating through community organizations. Last month's cuts in food stamp benefits led to a record number of applicants for energy assistance.
Wed., December 4, 2013 1:01pm
Congress is just days away from its Christmas break. A national coalition of evangelical Christians that includes pastors in Georgia is still pressing Washington lawmakers to address immigration. And the evangelicals remain hopeful a bill will pass soon. The Evangelical Immigration Table will run newspaper ads this month in North Carolina and Texas. Aimed at House Speaker John Boehner, they read, “We’re praying for you, Speaker Boehner.” With these ads, the group of pastors has invested $1 million in the issue.
Tue., November 5, 2013 3:24pm
Voters across Georgia went to the polls Tuesday for municipal elections. In two special elections, they were there to elect two new state lawmakers. Both Representative Donna Sheldon, R-Dacula, and Senator Barry Loudermilk, R-Cassville, stepped down from their positions earlier this fall to run for U.S. Congress.
Wed., October 30, 2013 12:23pm
Two weeks after Congress passed the continuing resolution that reopened the shuttered federal government, Democrats claim the shutdown will cost Georgia at least $324 million dollars this quarter (October, November and December.)