A campaign event April 16 turned into a screaming match as Republican gubernatorial candidate and former Dalton Mayor David Pennington held a news conference inside the state Capitol. Pennington said he was going to make a “major announcement” that Wednesday. But the fairly standard conference took a quick turn. when Randy Martin, Governor Nathan Deal’s attorney, jumped in. The heated exchange appeared to be about campaign financial disclosures.
 
Georgia is hoping to out-bid Tennessee for a federal transportation research center. Gov. Nathan Deal says if the state wins the so-called University Transportation Center, it comes with a $2.25 million yearly federal appropriation. Georgia would...
Georgia could round out this fiscal year with a surplus. April’s 2.6 percent revenue spike is the tenth consecutive month of growth. House Appropriations Chair Terry England says any extra money will go straight to the state’s reserve fund.
Around 2-thousand are expected to attend Georgia Republican Party State Convention in Macon. Two presidential hopefuls speaking. New party chair could be elected.
Governor Nathan Deal is expected to sign the state’s immigration bill this week. But immigration lawyers are already gearing up to sue to stop the law.
With the former Speaker of the House’s entry into the race for the 2012 election, he will be the second Georgian running for the GOP’s nomination. Former businessman and chairman of the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank, Herman Cain has been in the...
About 22,000 Georgians had been set to lose their unemployment benefits on July 1. The bill Deal signed into law will keep the checks flowing until Dec. 31.
A Metro-rural split has opened up on the question of Sunday alcohol sales. Since Gov. Deal signed a law letting local governments put Sunday alcohol sales on ballots, a flurry of Metro Atlanta governments have committed to a vote. But more rural...
Governor Nathan Deal says he will soon sign stricter immigration rules into law. Some agriculture experts say it may change what crops the state produces.
Supporters of a new law that expands the number of children who must use car booster seats say it will reduce injuries. Under the new rules, nearly all children ages seven and under will now have to sit in booster seats while riding in a car in...
A spokesman for Newt Gingrich says the former House speaker will announce Wednesday he is running for president.