Some call it the “guns everywhere” bill, but it does not quite cover everything. Legislators passed “The Safe Carry Protection Act” in the final hours of this year’s legislative session. They did not, however, include an effective date anywhere in the nearly 30 page document that cleared the House and Senate.
 
US Representative Jack Kingston wants to lower the drinking age for men and women serving in the military. The Republican, who represents Georgia’s 1st Congressional district that spans Savannah to Valdosta, is co-sponsoring a bill. It would allow...
Augusta residents can now voice their concerns about Georgia's tax code at a public meeting taking place tonight.
Budget cuts in education are getting a lot of attention in this year's gubernatorial race, but a lot of smaller state agencies also are dealing with budget cuts. For instance, the Coastal Resources Division has cut its budget over the past two...
The first of a series of public hearings on reforming Georgia’s tax code was held last night in Augusta.
Gubernatorial Candidate Roy Barnes is using ads to push his opponent Nathan Deal to release income tax returns. The Ad by the Barnes campaign released last week shows a picture of Nathan Deal is a dark room with filing cabinets.
The Secretary of State's office announced that former democratic senator Regina Thomas can't run as a write-in candidate in November's election.
An interpretation of a campaign finance law by the state ethics commission worries some lawmakers. It could open the door for contributions between candidates.
The number of Georgia judges who have resigned under clouds of scandal is mounting. After two Atlanta-area judges stepped down this month, a total of sixteen Georgia judges have left their benches in the past two-years amidst controversy and...
A historical bridge leading to Fort Pulaski on Tybee Island will soon get much needed repairs thanks to $6 million from the National Park Service. The Federal Highway Administration cited crumbling piles, decay in the wood decking, rusting beams...
Georgia Libertarian candidate Rhonda Martini has withdrawn from the race for lieutenant governor. Martini reportedly left the race Wednesday to deal with family issues. Georgia law allows a party to choose a new candidate in the event of a...