Republican Congressional hopeful Lee Anderson is dodging debates with U.S. Representative John Barrow. This week, the Grovetown lawmaker has rebuffed two debates with the Democratic incumbent in Georgia's 12th District.
Sen. Tommie Williams will not seek re-election as president pro tempore. Williams announced his decision to his fellow senators in a letter Monday, saying he is stepping aside to give others a chance to serve and lead.
A bill that would abolish state programs and agencies if a legislative committee deems them unnecessary or ineffective is headed to Governor Nathan Deal for his signature. Under the bill, the committee would review the funding and function of state agencies and departments.
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is drastically reorganizing his money- and delegate-deprived campaign to focus on low-cost social media and an effort to cajole delegates to back him over front-runner Mitt Romney.
Former House speaker and Georgia congressman Newt Gingrich took a giant step Saturday toward becoming the Republican alternative to Mitt Romney that tea partyers and social conservatives have been seeking for months. Gingrich's come-from-behind win in the South Carolina primary snatches away the quick and easy way for the GOP to pick its presidential nominee.
Republican and Democratic state senators unveiled their legislative agendas this week and at first glance, there are many similarities. But the two sides have very different ideas about how government should help Georgians prosper.