Thu., May 23, 2013 5:47pm
Former Georgia Governor Roy Barnes held a news conference at his law practice Tuesday afternoon in Marietta.
Wed., May 22, 2013 9:00am
Georgia state Rep. Tyrone Brooks has pleaded not guilty to federal fraud charges. Brooks entered his plea Wednesday before federal Magistrate Judge Alan Baverman.
Mon., May 20, 2013 4:01pm
Legislative staff members working with Representative Tyrone Brooks, (D) Atlanta, announced there will be a news conference Thursday to discuss the embattled lawmaker’s recent federal indictment.
Fri., May 17, 2013 6:37am
A federal grand jury has indicted state Rep. Tyrone Brooks over allegations claiming he misappropriated more than $1 million in charitable funds. Brooks, a Democrat from Atlanta, was charged Thursday with 30 counts of mail fraud, wire fraud and false tax returns.
Thu., June 23, 2011 5:00pm
Georgia's black elected officials are hoping the Republican-dominated state legislature won't target some of their members in the upcoming special session on redistricting. The Georgia Association of Black Elected officials is holding workshops on the once-a-decade process of re-drawing political boundaries at their annual meeting in Savannah this weekend. South Georgia lawmakers are of special concern.
Tue., March 16, 2010 5:31pm
A bill introduced in the legislature today would require random drug tests