The city of Atlanta has asked a newly created state panel charged with ensuring that public employees and agencies comply with state laws on immigration to delay action on a complaint filed against the mayor and city council members.
Georgia health insurers are charging women more in premiums for the same policies as men.
The findings come as the US Supreme Court tackles a legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act, which bans health gender rating.
A House committee has passed a bill that would allow charter school students to participate in sports and clubs at traditional public schools.
Senate Bill 34 is headed to the full House for a vote. It already passed the Senate.
Supporters of the measure say requiring drug testing to qualify for "Temporary Assistance For Needy Families" benefits will save the state money. But House Democrats like Representative Roger Bruce from Atlanta say the math doesn't add up.
A tax reform plan that would remove an unpopular car tax and the sales tax manufacturers pay on energy unanimously passed the state Senate Thursday. The state House has already passed the measure so it now heads to Governor Nathan Deal, who says he will sign it.