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.
 
A federal judge in Savannah has dealt a setback to the Georgia death row inmate whose case has become a rallying point for death penalty opponents worldwide. Judge William T. Moore says, Troy Anthony Davis did not prove his innocence in an unusual...
Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue has asked his counterparts in Alabama and Florida for more talks meant to end a long-running dispute over water usage. Perdue sent a letter earlier this month asking Florida Gov. Charlie Crist and Alabama Gov. Bob Riley to...
The Justice Department has cleared Georgia's system of verifying voters' identity and citizenship.
When millions of uninsured Georgians join the health insurance rolls under federal health care reform in four years, many of them are going to need a doctor. Getting more doctors through medical school was the focus of a meeting in Savannah between...
Two Cobb County police officers are facing a federal civil rights lawsuit. They are accused of arresting and beating of an unarmed Latino man. They were allegedly operating under a program that allows local officers to enforce federal immigration...
Democrat Roy Barnes has won the backing of one of Georgia's largest teachers' groups in the race for governor, the Georgia Association of Educators.
Georgia officials have six weeks left to distribute $7.6 million dollars of federal stimulus aid to low-income families. Congress made the money available through the Recovery Act in 2009. But Georgia waited more than a year to apply for the...
Republican gubernatorial nominee Nathan Deal has so far declined to release his tax returns for public review. Democratic candidate Roy Barnes has made 25 years of business and personal returns available.
The state passed a new ethics law this year, but the State Ethics Commission of Georgia says it doesn’t have the resources to implement it. The new law expands the commission’s oversight to include the campaign contribution filings and financial...
Scott Rasmussen addresses business leaders. His polls show one in four people are unhappy with politicians. They are especially angry about TARP vote.