A bill that would send 9-1-1 fees back to local communities has a chance to pass this legislative session. In 2009, the state estimated the fees totaled nearly $16 million dollars a year.
The House voted to create a panel to study the state's tough sentencing laws. Georgia spends about $1 billion a year on corrections. It has one of the highest incarceration rates in the nation.
The state Senate Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a bill to allow licensed gun owners to carry weapons in church.
Women who seek abortions would be able to sue a clinic if it violates state regulations under a bill the state Senate passed Wednesday.
Medical Center of Central Georgia opens new simulation lab. Practice for nurses and medical students should prevent mistakes and improve care. Sim labs opening across country.
Columbus-based Aflac does majority of its business in Japan. Stock down following eathquake and tsunami. Company officials donate money to Red Cross to aid in disaster.
Regulatory officials in Georgia are trying to glean lessons from Japan’s ongoing nuclear crisis. Members of the Public Service Commission met yesterday with officials from Southern Company. The PSC asked the company to prove its two nuclear plants...
Just three weeks after unveiling legislation to overhaul the state's cash-strapped HOPE scholarship, Gov. Nathan Deal has signed the measure into law. The new Republican governor made fixing the landmark scholarship a centerpiece of his...
Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan said in a televised national address that there is a high risk of more radioactivity leaking from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. He ordered everyone within 20 kilometers (about 12 miles) to...
Two years ago, the president promised to run the most transparent administration in history. Scholars and privacy experts have some doubts about how well the administration has fulfilled its commitment.