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.
 
A Georgia lawmaker will file a bill targeting illegal immigrants. The bill would require businesses to use a database to ensure new hires are allowed to work in the United States.
Governor Nathan Deal says the state needs an immigration reform bill it can use, rather than one for show.
A proposal that would allow cities and counties in Georgia to legalize alcohol sales on Sundays is headed to a Senate committee Wednesday. The Senate bill being discussed on Wednesday would let voters decide in local referendums whether they want...
Georgia may lease less land for its wildlife management areas.
Sunday alcohol sales is one step closer to becoming law. It was voted out of a senate committee today.
Proposed legislation would make it illegal to pull money from citizen's bank accounts without their permission. The legislation was proposed after a computer glitch took thousands of dollars in state tax refunds from taxpayer's bank...
Local cleanup cost totals are coming-in from around the state for the winter storm that hit Georgia three weeks ago. And it does not appear any communities will be in-line for federal reimbursement.
House Bill 92 would decrease early voting days from 45 to 21. Bill has bipartisan support and could save smaller counties a lot of money. Early voting was extended in 2008.
Some rural lawmakers in the state house want to make sure water transfers from one river basin to another get more scrutiny from State officials.
Gov. Deal is pushing more alternative programs for non-violent drug offenders. It's a way to deal with the state's staggering prison budget. Several judges around the state already run alternative sentencing programs. One lesson they...