Mon., December 5, 2011 3:45pm
Georgia legislators won't get be getting a raise next year. In a unanimous decision, the Legislative Services Committee voted on Monday to...
Fri., November 4, 2011 2:20pm
A proposed law would require people receiving TANF benefits be drug tested. Applicants would have to pay for the screening. Money would be refunded...
Tue., August 16, 2011 8:10pm
State Republicans handling redistricting rejected alternative district maps presented by Democrats late Tuesday. That's even though the...
Wed., April 20, 2011 9:25am
The 2012 state budget includes tax breaks for manufacturers of airplane parts, developers, and Delta Airlines. But it’s unclear if they will save or...
Sun., March 20, 2011 6:01pm
State legislators on Monday embark on the final 10 days of this year’s legislative session. The House and Senate will spend this week reviewing the...
Thu., March 10, 2011 3:45pm
The President of Georgia Health Sciences University in Augusta wants lawmakers to put the institution’s funding for cancer research back into the...
Fri., February 25, 2011 2:37pm
A Georgia state senator wants to lift a decades-long ban on political contributions by utility companies. Republican state senator Don Balfour of...
Tue., January 4, 2011 12:00am
Voters might have resuscitated the push for increased tobacco taxes when they rejected increased car tag fees this November. The car tag fees were on...
Wed., November 3, 2010 3:33pm
Republicans in the state House and Senate increased their majorities in both chambers Tuesday. The gains were modest -- three in the 180-member...
Wed., July 7, 2010 4:09pm
State Rep. David Ralston is highlighing transportation, trauma care, ethics and budget bills passed by the GOP-dominated General Assembly.