Mon., December 26, 2011 5:44pm
Georgia's Attorney General, he's ready to go to court over Georgia's redistricting maps. Democrats promise to fight the maps pre-approved Friday by the Obama administration. Black and Latino lawmakers say, the new boundaries dilute their voting strength. Olens says, he can prove the opposite in court.
Thu., September 15, 2011 3:56pm
Georgia's black lawmakers are getting a glimpse of next year's state legislative session through Saturday. The all-Democratic group is meeting in Savannah to discuss priorities including criminal justice, education and creating jobs. Black caucus chairman State Senator Emmanual Jones of Decatur says, the conference also includes addresses from leaders in the Republican majority.
Wed., September 7, 2011 4:27pm
Gov. Nathan Deal signed off on Georgia’s new congressional districts Wednesday. They now head to Washington, D.C., for review by the federal government.
Wed., August 31, 2011 5:45pm
Republican state lawmakers approved maps that drew the Congressman out of his district. Barrow says, the GOP majority put politics over population in drawing political boundaries. The new map puts Barrow's home -- heavily Democratic Savannah in the neighboring 1st District.
Tue., August 23, 2011 3:44pm
State lawmakers will hold a public hearing on a draft congressional map Wednesday near the state Capitol. The Republican-controlled state legislature unveiled the map Monday.