Thu., April 18, 2013 3:57pm
Outgoing University of Georgia President Michael Adams made his final remarks to the media at a briefing Thursday.
Wed., March 27, 2013 4:06pm
Georgia lawmakers will wrap up the 2013 session Thursday, but they have several major pieces of legislation to pass before celebrating Sine Die.
Thu., March 7, 2013 4:33pm
A bill that would lower the grade point average for technical college students receiving HOPE scholarships passed the House Thursday. It was one of many bills Georgia lawmakers voted on as part of the legislative session's 30th day.
Thu., March 7, 2013 2:33pm
State lawmakers wasted no time Thursday tackling some of the most important bills on their calendar for the legislative session’s Day 30.
Mon., June 18, 2012 10:00am
The state's overhaul of the HOPE scholarship has hurt enrollment in the Technical College System of Georgia's trucking program.
Wed., April 4, 2012 8:30am
Georgia Lottery officials reported the record Mega Millions jackpot generated $25.2 million for the HOPE scholarship and prekindergarten programs in the state.
Mon., February 6, 2012 6:14pm
The Senate Democratic Caucus is criticizing Governor Nathan Deal's need-based scholarship program. They say it fails to recognize the current problems with the HOPE scholarship and is a diversion from discussing the issues.
Thu., January 19, 2012 5:20pm
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle says that while affordable higher education is critical to the success of the state, Georgia cannot fund the education of every deserving college student. Speaking to the Atlanta Press Club on Thursday, Cagle said the HOPE scholarship "was never created to become or be an entitlement program."
Wed., April 27, 2011 7:31pm
A change in Georgia's HOPE scholarship is sending some students to an unexpected summer semester of school. Facing budget cuts, state lawmakers made the scholarship cover 90-percent of tuition, instead of the full amount. And it won't pay fees. But the changes start in the fall.
Thu., March 17, 2011 12:48pm
With Wednesday's long legislative day known as Crossover Day now past, state lawmakers roll-up their sleeves for the final 10 working days of the 40-day General Assembly.