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State Senate Passes Bills Aimed At Curbing Child Sexual Exploitation

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.

Loretta Lynch - Attorney General nominee

Perdue To Oppose Nominee For Attorney General

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.

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Lawmakers Review Deal Proposal On Rescuing Failing Schools

Georgia lawmakers held a hearing Wednesday on Gov. Nathan Deal's proposal to have the state take over failing schools.

Georgia Capitol building

Lawmakers Review Deal Proposal To Rescue Failing Schools

Georgia lawmakers held a hearing Wednesday on Gov. Nathan Deal's proposal to have the state take over failing schools.

President Barack Obama delivering the State of the Union 2015

WATCH LIVE: President Obama Speaks On War Authorization Proposal At 3:30 PM

President Obama discusses his request for war power from the White House.

Kindergarten class

Ga. House Subcommittee Approves Date Change For Kindergarten Enrollment

A House subcommittee on education has taken the first step toward giving parents more time to enroll their 5-year-olds in kindergarten.

Electric car

Transportation Funding Bill Revised To Calm Critics

A plan to find $1 billion to maintain Georgia's roads and bridges continues to change in response to local officials' complaints that lawmakers were forcing them to consider tax increases on gasoline.

Georgia traffic

Revisions To Transportation Bill Better For County And Cities

The sponsor of a transportation bill in the Georgia House says he'll make changes, after concerns from local governments.

John Lewis

Democrat John Lewis To Skip Netanyahu Speech

Rep. John Lewis of Georgia, a hero of the civil rights movement, and Rep. G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina, chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, say they won't attend Netanyahu's March 3 speech.

Money

Business Tops List Of Big Donors To '14 Referendum Campaigns

A new study finds that corporations and trade groups gave at least $217 million to sway the outcome of state ballot measure and referendum campaigns during the 2014 midterm elections.

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