Conservationists from across the state descended on the Capitol Monday to push lawmakers for stronger protections for Georgia’s waterways.
One of their priorities for “Capitol Conservation Day” is ensuring that fish native to Georgia don’t get edged out by Tilapia.
Hundreds of Gingrich supporters packed into a ballroom at the North Georgia Convention Center in Dalton.
Many of them carried signs reading "Newt 2012" with hand written messages welcoming the former Georgia congressman home.
A Senate Committee passed a bill late Monday that would enact the “Georgia Pain Management Clinic Act.”
The bill requires pain management clinics be licensed, but exempts nursing homes, hospice care centers and inpatient hospitals.
Georgia's Democratic Party chairman has acknowledged the party was recently down to about a month's worth of operating expenses but has made adjustments that will keep the party in business through the spring.
Both the state House and Senate have passed a bill changing the career qualifications for the state's number two in command of the Georgia National Guard. The measure smooths over Gov. Nathan Deal’s recent appointment of Joe Jarrard to the position.
State lawmakers passed a bill last week that would let Georgians decide whether the state should approve charter schools. It now heads to the Senate where support is mixed. But the GOP-backed measure had rare bi-partisan backing in the House.