Wed., January 18, 2012 6:39pm
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.
Fri., September 30, 2011 4:08pm
Texas Governor and Republican Presidential Candidate Rick Perry spoke in Atlanta Friday at a conservative policy conference.
Tue., March 15, 2011 2:22pm
Voters may have to sign off on parts of a plan to overhaul Georgia’s tax code. That's delaying lawmakers from voting on the package.
Thu., February 3, 2011 8:11am
A Georgia lawmaker will file a bill targeting illegal immigrants. The bill would require businesses to use a database to ensure new hires are allowed to work in the United States.
Wed., January 12, 2011 9:15am
Governor Nathan Deal will deliver his first State of the State address to the joint General Assembly session this afternoon.
Mon., January 10, 2011 11:16am
GPB’s Edgar Treiguts sat down with the outgoing governor late last week to discuss his time in office, and whether he's done a lot of reflecting on his tenure.
Mon., December 6, 2010 3:47pm
The Georgia Farm Bureau’s 72nd annual convention is underway on Jekyll Island. Governor-elect Nathan Deal told the group Monday he plans to cut state spending to keep within the state’s shrinking state budget. The agriculture industry – the state’s largest—receives generous tax exemptions from the state. The head of a commission tasked with overhauling Georgia’s tax code promised it would recommend keeping tax breaks for the agriculture industry.
Thu., December 2, 2010 5:08pm
U-S Congressman Jack Kingston is angling to fill a powerful post in the House G-O-P leadership. Kingston is one-of-three Republicans who want the position of Appropriations Committee Chair. It has huge influence over the federal budget. Kingston, however, has to get by two more senior House members.
Wed., November 3, 2010 3:29am
Republicans celebrated big wins across the state last night. They declared a sweep of all constitutional offices, and gained one Republican seat in congress.
Fri., October 29, 2010 11:59pm
On Nov. 3rd, voters will choose between three men hoping to replace Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin after 42 years at the post. Republican Gary Black has spent his career working in the state’s agriculture industry. He told Rickey Bevington about the importance of his political experience, as well as why Georgia’s next Agriculture Commissioner should be a farmer.