Tom Barton of the Savannah Morning News talks with GPB's Sarah McCammon about the week's big news: runoff elections.
 
Special Council On Tax Reform and Fairness holding meetings this week. Group charged with re-working Georgia's tax code. Group wants comments from business and citizens.
State Sen. Mitch Seabaugh has been fined $2,500 to settle accusations that he violated Georgia's campaign finance rules. Commission investigators said campaign disclosure forms from the Sharpsburg Republican seemed to show that he repaid...
This November voters will be asked to approve a $10 car tag fee for trauma care. There’s worry that the current political climate could derail what advocates say is a much needed cash infusion.
Tax Council hears from people in Middle Georgia. Crowd includes business owners, lobbyists, and advocates for the poor. Some worried changes could hurt them.
Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Nathan Deal has released his personal tax returns, but it was not enough for his opponent Democrat Roy Barnes. Barnes' campaign wants to see tax returns from a salvage business Deal owns that has been the...
A proposed rule from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could help cut air pollution in Georgia by limiting emissions from coal plants outside of the state.
The state is revising its water permits for a coal plant proposed for middle Georgia. The move comes after a judge rejected them last month.
Food safety is a top priority of the three candidates for Agriculture Commissioner. Libertarian Kevin Cherry, Democrat J.B. Powell, and Republican Gary Black each want to inherit the post held by Tommy Irvin for 40 years. The candidates met at a...
Overhauling Georgia’s tax code is the subject of a public hearing Thursday in Macon. The discussion is part of a statewide tour by the “Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness for Georgians.” The state legislature created the group and charged...
State transportation officials have high hopes for high speed rail in Georgia, lines linking Georgia to Jacksonville and to Washington D.C. The state is waiting for federal money to help those goals materialize, but right now what’s furthest along...