It’s unclear if Georgians will vote in November on changing the constitution to allow the state to approve charter schools. The state Senate Wednesday unexpectedly tabled a constitutional amendment after two hours of debate.
State house lawmakers passed a controversial abortion bill Wednesday.
The so-called “fetal pain bill” cuts the time a woman could have an abortion from 26 weeks to 20 weeks. The goal is to stop late-term abortions.
The Georgia Senate has approved legislation that could make the optional "In God We Trust" decals for state license plates free.
Senate Bill 293 was passed by a vote of 48-3. It would also end the requirement for license plates to display a county decal and would make them optional.
The Georgia Senate is debating a constitutional amendment to allow the state to create charter schools. The measure failed the state House on the first vote but passed earlier this month on the second vote.
A state House committee passed a bill Tuesday that would make it a felony to help someone commit suicide. The bill follows a recent Georgia Supreme Court decision that struck down an existing assisted suicide law.
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.