Mon., March 4, 2013 5:28pm
An energy subcommittee in the state House is scheduled to hear testimony today about a bill that would punish Southern Company for cost overruns at Plant Voglte near Augusta. The bill is a sign of buyer's remorse in the case of the expensive new nuclear project that rate-payers are financing in advance. The bill would trim the company's profits to penalize it for higher costs.
Fri., March 1, 2013 4:30pm
Savannah's iconic Eugene Talmadge Bridge won't be getting a new name this year. State lawmakers are dropping a plan to rename the bridge that towers over Savannah. The span's moniker has been contentious for decades.
Sat., March 12, 2011 8:05pm
A group of Democratic State Senators brought an immigration hearing to Savannah this weekend. A panel led by Tucker State Senator Curt Thompson is a Democratic version of an all Republican one that met last year. Both committees have collected testimony on immigration's impact on Georgia.
Tue., January 4, 2011 1:00am
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 the ballot to fund a statewide trauma care network. Now business groups -- who campaigned for the trauma care measure -- are urging lawmakers to increase the tobacco tax in the upcoming legislative session
Thu., August 5, 2010 1:20pm
New law makes it difficult for spa operators to stay in business. All businesses advertising massages must have licensed massage therapists. Human trafficking suspected but not confirmed.
Tue., May 11, 2010 4:06pm
The Board of Regents has approved system-wide tuition hikes for the state’s
Wed., March 17, 2010 3:51pm
Georgia is one of 38 states where Republicans have pushed a constitutional
Fri., December 18, 2009 5:48pm
Governor Sonny Perdue prepares to introduce a state budget with cuts but no