The American Civil Liberties Union in Georgia is taking aim at state and federal immigration enforcement laws that it says tear apart immigrant families and unnecessarily tie up local police.
 
A national report gives Georgia high marks for setting aside money for its state employee pension funds. But the Pew Center for the States study also says, Georgia isn't saving nearly enough to cover workers' future health care bills....
Rep. John Lewis (D-5) announced Tuesday that he will seek reelection next year. The congressman made the announcement before the Atlanta press club. Elected to the US House of Representatives in 1986, Lewis will be seeking his 14th consecutive...
Rep. John Lewis (D-5) announced Tuesday that he will seek re-election next year. The congressman made the announcement while speaking at the Atlanta Press Club.
A review of records by The Associated Press shows lobbyists poured close to $1 million into meals, drinks, tickets and gifts for state legislators and bureaucrats during this year's legislative session.
Georgia’s first National Guard Agri-business team deployed to Afghanistan from Fort Gordon near Augusta. The unit’s mission is to help farmers make more money from their crops.
Savannah Mayor Otis S. Johnson is calling for stricter background checks for gun owners. The Savannah Morning News reports that during a Monday news conference, he urged Savannah residents to support tougher gun background checks. He was joined at...
Dodge County Commission votes to fly flag 365 days a year. Some residents say flag stirs up bad memories. No plans to take it down.
A bill that encourages land conservation awaits the governor’s signature. It would allow landowners to sell their tax credit to companies.
The 2012 state budget includes tax breaks for manufacturers of airplane parts, developers, and Delta Airlines. But it’s unclear if they will save or create jobs.
The Macon City Council has voted to eliminate smoking from nearly everywhere but private residences. The council voted 9-6 for the new rules Tuesday night. The ordinance eliminates smoking in bars and nightclubs, most hotel rooms, health care...