The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum is set to display George Washington's personal copy of the Constitution. A National Archives spokesman says the exhibit is one of the most significant pieces of intellectual property Washington owned, and shows the first president's role in the drafting, ratification and interpretation of the Constitution.
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.
Georgia's population grew by 18.3% in the last decade, to a total of 9,687,653 as of April 1, 2010. In 2000, Georgia's popluation stood at a total of more than 8.1 million. With the increase, Georgia gains one seat in Congress, to a new total of 14.