Tue., May 10, 2011 2:23pm
A Metro-rural split has opened up on the question of Sunday alcohol sales. Since Gov. Deal signed a law letting local governments put Sunday alcohol sales on ballots, a flurry of Metro Atlanta governments have committed to a vote. But more rural areas mostly haven't taken up the issue either way. The reluctance might not be all about conservative voters.
Tue., April 12, 2011 10:51pm
A bill that would allow communities to decide if they want local stores to sell alcohol on Sundays is heading to the Governor's desk. The bill survived many hurdles before passing in the state House late Tuesday.
Mon., March 28, 2011 6:00am
State lawmakers only have seven working days left in this year’s legislative session. This week they will cast final votes on some key issues, including the budget, Sunday alcohol sales and possibly immigration.
Tue., March 22, 2011 3:57pm
The Sunday alcohol sales bill handily passed a House committee Tuesday, as expected. The bill could come to the House floor for a vote as early as Monday.
Sun., March 20, 2011 7:01pm
State legislators on Monday embark on the final 10 days of this year’s legislative session. The House and Senate will spend this week reviewing the bills that have already passed one chamber.