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.
Board of Regents Chancellor Errol Davis told lawmakers Tuesday that tuition at Georgia's 35 colleges and universities will go up if budget cuts of $185 million are approved. Davis warned that the system cannot take another year with deep cuts.
This week state lawmakers will be in budget hearings, the time when state agency heads outline their spending. For the Department of Transportation, it may need to be ready for questions about the recent snow storm that rolled through the Georgia...
As the state celebrates the Martin Luther King Junior holiday, some Georgia lawmakers want to establish a board to honor the slain civil rights leader in his home state.
Tourists worldwide are taking notice of this year’s 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, which had major Georgia events.Civil War tourism brings in tens of millions of dollars a year to Georgia.
Governor Nathan deal says his mid year budget adjustments do not include DOT funding changes. As state government is looking for cuts it also has to find funding for emergencies.
Governor Nathan Deal will deliver his first State of the State address to the joint General Assembly session this afternoon.
State agencies can expect more cuts while teacher furloughs will be eliminated. Governor Deal wants to freeze 14 thousand positions currently open in state government.
North Georgia lawmaker, Jeff Mullis is a proponent of a rail-line from Chattanooga to Atlanta. He says the state transportation department continues to devise a state rail plan, but funding is the major issue.
Faced with a shrinking state budget, Governor Deal said Georgia spends about 3 million dollars a day to run the Department of Corrections and he laid out the statistics.
GPB’s Edgar Treiguts sat down with the outgoing governor late last week to discuss his time in office, and whether he's done a lot of reflecting on his tenure.