A bill to legalize cannabis oil to treat seizure disorders and seven other debilitating health problems passed a key committee in the Georgia House on Monday but faces an uphill battle in the state Senate, even in its latest, watered-down version.
Eight house republicans say former Attorney General Mike Bowers’ analysis of proposed religious freedom bills is “not a credible legal document.”
Michael Bowers says in an analysis released Tuesday that the bills are "mean spirited" and create an excuse to discriminate.
The proposed bill would provide 478 billion dollars worth of transportation funding over the next six years.
The lawsuit contends Kelvin Cochran was terminated because of his religious beliefs.
Six Republican members of Georgia's congressional delegation have written a letter to Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed calling the termination of the city's former fire chief a violation of free speech and religious freedom.
Democrats propose giving grants to underperforming schools that could be used toward health services, job training, tutoring and child care.
Tom Barton is the editorial page editor for the Savannah Morning News.
The Georgia Senate has passed and sent to the House two proposals aimed at cracking down on pimps and others engaged in the sexual exploitation of children in Georgia.
Freshman Sen. David Perdue says he will not support Loretta Lynch's nomination for attorney general. He says he is not confident she will enforce the Constitution.