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Allen Peake

Peake Advocating Medical Cannabis Bill In Upcoming Session

Republican Rep. Allen Peake says he's focused on making the use of medical cannabis to treat chronic diseases legal in Georgia.

McCrae, Ga.

Merging Macon Cities To Select New Mayor In Runoff

Residents this week will decide who will serve as the first mayor of McRae-Helena.

Stacey Abrams Georgia Democrat

Elect More Women in Georgia? Not This Year

The Democrats lost the Governor's race, and in the U.S. Senate race, Michelle Nunn fell to Republican David Perdue. GPB's Jeanne Bonner spoke with statehouse Minority Leader, Stacey Abrams, about what the election means for Democrats and female candidates.

Former Ga. Governor Carl Sanders

Memorial Services Set For Sanders, Russell

The public is set to pay tribute to former Georgia Governor Carl Sanders and business icon Herman Russell this weekend.

President Barack Obama

Georgia Congressmen React To Executive Order On Immigration

Some called it right and just while others are considering legal options to stop it.

Driverless Cars: State Legislators To Make Recommendations

State lawmakers are looking ahead to the next generation of autonomous vehicles—driverless cars.

State Senator Jason Carter

Carter Reflects on Election Loss

Despite great excitement on the campaign trail and a famous political name, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter was unable to pull out a win. He discusses his political future with GPB's Jeanne Bonner.

Sen. Johnny Isakson

Sen. Isakson Kicks Off 2016 Re-Election Bid

The Republican, who'll be seeking his third term, told about 200 supporters Monday that he wants to keep fighting to build up Georgia's infrastructure.

Medical Marijuana

Lawmakers Press Forward On Medical Marijuana

Republican Rep. Allen Peake has filed legislation to allow registered patients to use medical cannabis to treat illnesses.

Former Ga. Governor Carl Sanders

Former Ga. Gov. Carl Sanders Dead At 89, Praised For Elevating State

Sanders was considered the state's first New South Governor and was known for applying progressive leadership.

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