The Democratic Primary for Michelle Nunn was largely a formality. She defeated three lesser-known opponents. Nonetheless, the moment was a milestone – and not just for Nunn. As she took the stage that night, her supporters pointed to the fact that Georgia currently has no female representation in Washington. Emily Pelton from Atlanta is one of those supporters. Pelton believes that Michelle Nunn is the candidate many Georgians - especially women - have been waiting for. But not just because she’s a woman.
 
The Senate Higher Education Committee has approved an overhaul of the HOPE scholarship that will make cuts to the awards many Georgia college students receive.
Authorities say issues surrounding a proposed mosque in Gwinnett County are now the focus of a federal civil rights investigation. The U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division told WSB-TV in a statement that it has an ongoing investigation...
State Rep. Matt Ramsey told his House colleagues that a bill he sponsored is necessary to crack down on the employment of illegal immigrants in Georgia. Several other Republican lawmakers also spoke Thursday on the floor of the House in support of...
Former Congressman Newt Gingrich will meet with Gov. Nathan Deal Thursday, after which many observers expect him to announce he’ll take the first step toward a presidential candidacy. Gingrich’s spokesman said late Tuesday the former House speaker...
There was action on an illegal immigration bill, public defender system legislation, and an unveiling of a bill to enact a sweeping rewrite to Georgias' sunshine laws.
A bill that would raise the age children are required to be in car booster seats was passed by the state house today. Kids under eight would have to use them if they don’t meet certain measurements.
Consolidation bill passes House and moves on to Senate. Legislation would let voters make final decision. Macon one of the few major cities that is not consolidated.
The 67-year-old Gingrich is widely expected to take another step toward a presidential run this week. He and his wife, Callista, have scheduled a meeting Thursday with a key supporter -- Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal.
The state House passed a bill Tuesday that would overhaul Georgia's HOPE scholarship. It includes an amendment that requires a new minimum grade point average for students to keep the full HOPE scholarship while in college.
Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens says, he doubts the state would be able to opt-out of the federal health care law early. Some Georgia health care advocates agree, saying the provision was aimed at states like Vermont that already have...