Tom Barton of the Savannah Morning News talks with GPB's Sarah McCammon about the week's big news: runoff elections.
 
A Republican-led house committee says the Obama administration had no scientific basis for closing Nevada’s Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository. U.S. Congressman Paul Broun Wednesday discussed the findings with nuclear industry officials in...
Federal judges heard arguments challenging the federal healthcare overhaul law in an Atlanta courtroom Wednesday. Georgia is among 25 other states in the lawsuit. Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens says the law violates civil liberties because it...
A top Georgia lawmaker says he has an idea for how the state can get more water for its needs. House Speaker David Ralston is proposing a trade with Tennessee. In his idea, Ralston says Tennessee would get better connections to Georgia’s...
Governor Nathan Deal says labor shortages at some South Georgia farms could provide jobs for the unemployed. But agriculture and labor experts say harvesting jobs typically don’t appeal to many native-born workers.
A member of the South Carolina state ports authority board is urging people not to read too much into a new pair of political appointments. South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley recently appointed two new members. Neither of them are from the...
Commissioners in coastal Glynn County appear to have put to rest a bitter, five-year-old controversy over the site of a jail expansion. The dipute began when commissioners proposed expanding the jail near the courthouse downtown. Business and...
Governor Nathan Deal says a trip to Washington has left him hopeful that Georgia can still secure federal funding this year to start deepening the Port of Savannah's shipping channel in 2012.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia will hold a press conference today at the state Capitol to announce a lawsuit against Georgia’s new immigration law.
Georgia's Saxby Chambliss is joining 12 other US Senators in calling on Food and Drug Administration officials to relax seafood advice for pregnant women. The Senators say, the agency's guidelines to avoid fish because of mercury are not...
The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia filed a class action lawsuit today against the state’s new immigration law. The legal complaint alleges that the statute pre-empts federal law.