Wed., January 1, 2014 2:30pm
Georgians who want to work in a licensed child-care center will have to pass a federal fingerprint background check starting January 1st. Currently,...
Wed., May 1, 2013 4:53pm
A bill requiring stricter background checks for Georgia child care workers is now law, as are two pieces of legislation aimed at making it easier for...
Wed., May 1, 2013 9:00am
Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to sign a bill Wednesday that would bring major changes to child care centers across Georgia designed to improve child...
Mon., April 15, 2013 12:50pm
Senator Johnny Isakson plans to vote no on the Toomey-Manchin bill that would expand background checks on more gun purchases.
Thu., February 14, 2013 9:43am
A suburban Atlanta sheriff is asking state lawmakers to consider the mental health of a potential gun buyer to be part of a background check.
Thu., December 22, 2011 5:49pm
Gun owners would not submit fingerprints or go through background checks under a proposed bill. But critics say the measure would jeopardize public...
Wed., December 14, 2011 8:45am
Georgia's state Department of Early Care and Learning is preparing legislation to require background checks for all employees at state-licensed...
Tue., June 15, 2010 4:31pm
Anti-gun group study shows guns bought in Georgia are showing up at crime scenes more than any other state.