Lawmakers gathered at the State Capitol Thursday to introduce Senate Resolution 673. The resolution petitions Congress to call a convention to propose a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. constitution.
The state House passed a bill Tuesday that would overhaul Georgia's HOPE scholarship. It includes an amendment that requires a new minimum grade point average for students to keep the full HOPE scholarship while in college.
When Georgia voters go to the polls this year, they'll be faced with five ballot questions. Among those is one you might not have heard of but which could affect worker-employee relations in Georgia. Amendment One would strengthen non-compete contracts, which some workers have to sign when they're hired.