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.
The freshman Republican praised Loretta Lynch, when she testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week.
The Georgia state Senate has passed a bill requiring insurance companies to cover autism therapy for children younger than 6.
Lawmakers passed the bill, 54-0 on Thursday. Supporters say early intervention can help children with autism learn to speak and lower later health care costs.
Republican leaders in the Georgia House have unveiled a plan they say funnels $1 billion toward the state’s transportation needs.
The strategy announced Wednesday includes eliminating a fuel sales tax. That money would be replaced by a dedicated excise tax of 29.2 cents per gallon.
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says creating better transportation options in metro Atlanta would help reduce income inequality.
The Democrat said Friday that building transit and infrastructure projects helps make sure people can have access to high-wage jobs wherever they live.