Fri., June 15, 2012 12:57pm
Pres. Obama issued an executive order Friday. It gives immunity to some undocumented people from deportation. It will affect the majority of the estimated 400,000 undocumented residents in Georgia, experts say. That figure includes many students who were brought here illegally as children.
Thu., April 26, 2012 12:16pm
Former Congressman Newt Gingrich says he will suspend his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. Georgia’s primary was one of only two he captured. And the state’s delegates may be pledged to the former U.S. House Speaker through the Republican National Convention in August.
Thu., December 1, 2011 12:48pm
A statewide Latino organization is launching a campaign to increase voter registration and turnout. And organizers say opposition to Georgia’s new immigration law will bring out Hispanic voters for next year’s state and federal elections.
Tue., November 1, 2011 11:49am
Foreclosures by the nation’s 14 top mortgage services are under review. The office of the Comptroller of the Currency said Tuesday that the banks are sending notices about free reviews to four million people. It’s in response to allegations earlier this year that banks wrongly foreclosed on thousands of people.
Wed., October 5, 2011 10:48am
Premiums for employer-sponsored healthcare coverage rose 9 percent for families this year. That’s according to an annual survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation. More employees are opting for high-deductible plans and experts say that’s worrying.
Mon., September 19, 2011 1:00pm
There will be public meetings this week in Fitzgerald, Toccoa and Dalton about next year’s transportation sales tax vote. They will give residents there one last chance to discuss the projects that the tax would fund, if passed.