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Obama 2016 Budget Seeks $21M To Deepen Savannah Harbor

President Barack Obama is asking Congress for big money to help Georgia pay for deepening the Savannah harbor.

Loretta Lynch - Attorney General nominee

Sen. Perdue Praises Lynch, Undecided On Vote

Sen. David Perdue says he has not made up his mind on whether if he'll vote for President Obama's nominee for Attorney General.

Dubose Porter

Ga. Democrats Re-Elect Party Chairman After 2014 Losses

Georgia Democrats will keep former House minority leader DuBose Porter as their party chairman.

Chatham Area Transit

Proposed CAT Expansion Meets Resistance

County officials are looking to expand CAT busing into western Chatham County. But some municipal leaders say residents should get to vote on the plan.

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Ga. Senate Passes Autism Bill Requiring Coverage Of Therapy

The Georgia state Senate has passed a bill requiring insurance companies to cover autism therapy for children younger than 6.

Macon-Bibb Weighs In On Voting Precinct Reductions

Proposed reductions to the number of voting precincts in Macon-Bibb County drew vocal opposition during a public hearing.

David Perdue at Macon forum

Sen. David Perdue Tapped To Lead 2 Senate Subcommittees

Freshman senator David Perdue has been named chairman of the Subcommittee on State Department and USAID Management, International Operations, and Bilateral International Development.

Traffic on I-75/85

Georgia House Leaders Introducing Transportation Plan

Republican leaders in the Georgia House have unveiled a plan they say funnels $1 billion toward the state’s transportation needs.

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Clergy Speak Out On 'Religious Freedom' Bill Proposed In Ga.

Baptist clergy members in Georgia are picking sides over a bill that supporters say protects religious freedom.

VIeue body cameras

State Senator Introduces Law Enforcement Package That Supports Police Body Cameras

The legislation would repeal no–knock warrants, require body cameras for police, increase criminal penalties associated with hate crimes and demilitarize police precincts in Georgia.

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