The survey—administered by Costas Spirou, chair of GCSU's Department of Government and Sociology—asked 500 people via cell phone and landline which party they want leading the state in the next four years.
 
The medical marijuana bill failed in the final hours of this year’s legislative session, but children with seizure disorders may now have a glimmer of hope that lawmakers will revisit the issue of cannabis oil next year. Thursday afternoon,...
Al Scott says services beyond the police force could be combined to save tax dollars.
Among the bills awaiting Gov. Nathan Deal’s signature is the so-called ‘guns evs in the sanctuary. Many Christian and Jewish clergy spoke out against the bill at the state Caerywhere’ bill. The bill wouldn’t actually allow guns everywhere. But it...
One of the most controversial bills awaiting Governor Nathan Deal’s signature is one that would expand where guns can be carried. The bill took a circuitous path through the legislature, picking up provisions, then losing them. Later two gun...
A bill making it harder for employers to pay women less than men in comparable jobs died in the U.S. Senate Wednesday when Senate Republicans derailed the Paycheck Fairness Act, a Democratic bill curbing paycheck discrimination against women. A new...
Hundreds of protesters met outside Governor Nathan Deal’s office Tuesday morning to present a petition calling for Deal to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. The group is part of a movement called “Moral Mondays,” which started in North...
Reporters gathered at Middle Georgia Regional Airport asked Deal about the ruling Sunday morning when he briefly touched down to sign a bill making changes to the Macon-Bibb County Community Enhancement Authority.
Last year, a bill that would renew a financing mechanism for the state’s Medicaid program hurtled irresistibly through the Georgia General Assembly. Gov. Nathan Deal signed it into law almost as soon as it was passed. The main part of the provider...
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle said Wednesday that parents in Georgia should not have to fear prosecution if they use medical marijuana derivatives to treat their children who suffer from intractable seizures. He called on the state’s prosecutors not to...
Lee Smith recently stepped down as manager of a county in North Carolina.