A state commission charged with revising Georgia’s school funding formula made recommendations at a meeting Wednesday. The suggestions include more money for teacher training, school psychologists and technology.
Hurricane Isaac was downgraded to a tropical storm Wednesday, but winds and torrential rains sent water over an 18 mile section of a rural Louisiana levee. The storm is now slogging through New Orleans, where Hurricane Katrina hit seven years ago to the day.
At a crucial time for GOP unity, there has been some dissent at the Republican National convention over new rules for delegate selection. The controversial rules were challenged by grass roots factions of the Republican Party, ultimately resulting in a last minute compromise.
he Republican National Convention in Tampa begins Monday and will bring together some of the party’s biggest political heavy Political experts say Georgia is a prominent state in the delegation ‘stack-up’ but not as important as this year’s swing states.
The GOP candidate for North Georgia’s newest congressional seat in the 9th district was decided Tuesday night after a heated runoff election. State Representative Doug Collins defeated Martha Zoller after weeks of bitter campaigning and endorsements from political heavyweights.
The U.S. Labor Department has ruled that Georgia’s decision to deny unemployment benefits to seasonal workers violated workplace laws. That means thousands of Georgia bus drivers, cafeteria workers and private school teachers could now be eligible for those funds.