The race for Georgia’s open U.S. Senate has been costly. And not just in dollars. One veteran Senator – Saxby Chambliss – is retiring. And three sitting Congressmen will leave Washington at the end of this year because they gave up those posts to run for Chambliss’s seat. That’s a whole lot of Washington know-how. All were card-carrying Georgia fiscal conservatives, but that doesn’t mean they didn’t bring funding back to their districts.
 
Emmanuel Hammond set to die at 7:00 Tuesday night. British government protesting use of execution drugs purchased there. Georgia Supreme Court rejects appeal.
House Speaker David Ralston told Georgia business leaders today that he will make sure any new state immigration legislation will not hurt Georgia’s economy.
The Governor spoke at the annual Eggs and Issues Breakfast sponsored by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. He says while no new reservoir can be built by the 2012 deadline, he wants local governments to start thinking about alternatives.
Georgia House Speaker, David Ralston defended taking a trip to Europe paid for by lobbyist.
This could be the year the legislature will allow Sunday alcohol sales to go before voters. With Governor Perdue no longer in office, a veto threat is gone. A group of state senators introduced a bill that would allow alcohol to be sold after...
US Senator Johnny Isakson says, he'll press Congress to fund a half-billion-dollar expansion project at the Port of Savannah. Congressional Republicans recently have been pledging to cut spending to shore up the deficit. Isakson says, there...
Lawyers for Georgia death row inmate Troy Davis have filed an appeal with the US Supreme Court. Davis was sentenced to die for the 1989 killing of Savannah policeman Marc MacPhail. His case has fueled criticism of the US justice system.
Governor Deal met with the head of GEMA to talk about preperation for the ice storm expected to hit the northern parts of the state next week.
King said Friday that she is shifting her attention to furthering her mother's legacy after dedicating "an exhaustive amount of time, energy and resources to assess the organization and prepare for my transition."
Lawmakers will consider reinstating the grocery tax this session. It’s perhaps the most controversial part of a broad plan to overhaul the tax code. Two legislators discussing the plan at recent luncheon on the state budget crisis provide a...