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.
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...
Lawmakers - led by House Speaker David Ralston - are rushing through a bill that would permit the spouse of a state employee killed in the line of duty to continue health coverage under the state plan.
A new bill requiring zero based budgeting will be introduced in the state House today. It would require state agencies to justify their budgets from the ground up.
The new head of the state Democratic Party says the group is in “a very difficult spot”. But Mike Berlon says there's a plan in place to rebuild the party's infrastructure and reach in the state.
State lawmakers expected new fees to generate millions more dollars than they're actually generating. Lawmakers expected an extra $200 paid by the state's worst speed violators to bring in $23 million. It's actually bringing in...
There is a bill in the state house that has similar provisions as the controversial Arizona law.
Georgia was one of 26 states that sued the federal government over healthcare reform. Since the judge did not halt the law from taking effect in his ruling, Deal says Georgia must continue to plan for it.
Hours after a Senate attempt to undo an outgoing veto be ex-Gov. Sonny Perdue, the House on Thursday declined to back up its sister chamber, with its leader saying he prefers working with his current boss to picking a fight with his former one.
Republican State Rep. filed bill to ban all abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.