Illegal immigrants would be barred from all of the state’s public universities and technical colleges under a bill the state Senate passed Monday. A state House committee tabled a similar measure in January because university officials said it wasn't necessary.
Anyone can vote in Tuesday’s Republican Primary, regardless of party affiliation. But the day’s likely to draw more GOP voters to the polls than Democrats. That’s because there are four Republican presidential candidates on the ballot who are still running.
Next week's Super Tuesday primary has presidential hopefuls on the move in Georgia.
Mitt Romney's wife Ann made two appearances in Atlanta Thursday and Rick Santorum is scheduled to stop in Macon on Monday.
Newt Gingrich visited coastal Savannah and Brunswick Friday.
While Republicans continue to battle it out in advance of the Super Tuesday, presidential preference primary President Obama’s re-election team this week kicked off a tour of colleges and universities in several states. Right now no Georgia schools are on their schedule.
The Georgia Senate has approved a bill targeting scrap metal theft that places more requirements on recyclers and addresses what supporters of the legislation say is a growing problem in the state.
Lawmakers approved the amended bill by a vote of 44-5 Wednesday after lengthy debate.
A special panel of state lawmakers is working to revise the state’s criminal justice code by tweaking a bill that could change Georgia’s criminal justice landscape.
Members of an unusual joint house and senate committee are reviewing the bill to make changes.
The passage of a controversial abortion bill in the House Wednesday puts it on the fast-track to the Senate floor for a vote. But the bill is fueling concern that fear of criminal penalties might dissuade doctors from coming to Georgia.