Tue., March 26, 2013 6:48pm
U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey says he will run for the U.S. Senate. Gingrey announced his bid for the Senate seat during a Wednesday morning event in Augusta.
Tue., July 31, 2012 2:30pm
Voters across the state are casting ballots for local elections as well as for a transportation penny sales tax, Democratic and Republican ballot questions, the Public Service Commissioner race, and some Congressional districts.
Fri., March 30, 2012 12:43am
Lawmakers say Georgia is a hub for human sex trafficking. On Thursday the Senate unanimously passed a resolution to create a joint commission to combat human trafficking in Georgia.
Tue., March 20, 2012 6:20pm
The 2013 state budget is on its way to the Senate for a final vote before going to the Governor for his signature.
Wed., February 29, 2012 1:31pm
The Georgia Senate has approved legislation that could make the optional "In God We Trust" decals for state license plates free. Senate Bill 293 was passed by a vote of 48-3. It would also end the requirement for license plates to display a county decal and would make them optional.
Mon., February 20, 2012 6:30pm
There was a senate hearing Monday on giving drug tests to Georgians on welfare. Senator John Albers of North Fulton County says requiring welfare recipients to pass a drug test would keep struggling parents away from illegal drug.
Tue., January 31, 2012 3:26pm
The Georgia Senate has approved legislation that would give a special hunting permit to children with terminal illnesses. Senate Bill 309, also known as Taylor's Law, was approved by a vote of 53-1.
Mon., January 23, 2012 3:58pm
Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers says governments looking to get into the broadband business must play by the same rules as private providers and educate citizens prior to starting a new communications network.
Tue., January 17, 2012 4:18pm
Voting, taxes and ethics are among the issues Georgia's Senate Democrats say they are focused on this legislative session. The Senate Democratic Caucus announced its priorities for the 2012 General Assembly on Tuesday, including several bills they plan to introduce next week.
Wed., November 2, 2011 12:25pm
A bill sponsored by Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson to give whistleblower protection to Peace Corps volunteers passed in the U.S. House Tuesday. Now the measure is headed to the president’s desk.