Agriculture groups are launching a study of this spring’s labor shortage. They say the state’s new immigration law may have scared off migrant workers. The groups want to know the impact a smaller workforce had on harvest size.
There’s hope a funding plan might soon be in-place to keep a network of weather monitoring stations running across Georgia. It involves bringing all interested parties together to pay their fair share.
Detailed Census numbers for Georgia are expected this week. And it’s information that the state’s political leadership will be keenly focused-on. The numbers set the table for the process of redrawing districts in the state.
A bill that would mandate Georgia driver's license exams for permanent residents be given only in English is expected to face a vote in the House Wednesday. The legislation's sponsor, Rep. James Mills, says the current policy of allowing drivers tests to be administered in 14 languages poses a safety hazard since road signs are printed in English.