The Republican presidential race has arrived in Georgia with a month to go before the state’s primary. Candidate Mitt Romney is set to have an event with supporters in Atlanta Wednesday afternoon after his losses in three states Tuesday.
A new report from a non-partisan think-tank recommends overhauling how the state uses lottery funds to pay for pre-kindergarten and college scholarships. But Gov. Nathan Deal says many of the ideas are non-starters.
An executive with the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer charity has resigned after a dispute over funding for Planned Parenthood. The resignation came in a letter obtained by The Associated Press.
The Georgia Supreme Court has ruled that the state's assisted suicide law obstructs free speech.
Prosecutors say, without the law, there's no case against four Forsyth County men charged in a 58-year-old's suicide.
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp is asking state legislators to adopt several recommendations outlined in a report from a panel of election officials that he says will save money and streamline the voting process for state and local governments.
Georgia's top court on Monday struck down a state law designed to discourage assisted suicides after a legal battle brought by four members of a suicide group who said it also violated free speech rights.
The state House approved small changes Friday to new election maps it passed during the summer Special session. The changes, the largest of which affects Hall County, Gov. Nathan Deal’s home county, spurred heated debate on the floor of the House.
The state House unanimously approved a supplemental budget Friday for the current fiscal year that ends in June. The $18.5 billion plan is up about 1 percent from the original estimate, owing to rising state tax collections.