Fri., March 29, 2013 5:12pm
A day after the General Assembly adjourned for the session, water watchdogs are celebrating the failure of a bill that could have barred property owners from irrigating on their own land. The bill would have given the state the power to implement water augmentation program to increase the flow of the river, but would block those down river from the project from accessing the water.
Thu., February 3, 2011 8:11am
A Georgia lawmaker will file a bill targeting illegal immigrants. The bill would require businesses to use a database to ensure new hires are allowed to work in the United States.
Tue., December 21, 2010 10:12am
State Representative Mike Cheokas became the latest Democratic state lawmaker to switch to the Republican Party. He is the ninth Democrat to jump ship.
Tue., December 14, 2010 9:10am
Middle Georgia lawmaker James “Bubber” Epps Monday became the latest Democrat to jump ship to the state Republican Party. He is the eighth to do so since the general election. Kennesaw State political scientist Kerwin Swint says these moves aren’t philosophical or ideological.
Thu., November 18, 2010 11:00am
The legislation prefiled Wednesday by state Rep. Tom Rice would prohibit all of the university system's 35 schools from admitting illegal immigrants.