Charges that several Penn State University staff members knew about instances of child abuse but never reported it sparked lawmakers to act in Georgia.
Current law requires certain people like teachers and doctors to report suspicions of abuse.
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.