Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers says governments looking to get into the broadband business must play by the same rules as private providers and educate citizens prior to starting a new communications network.
A House subcommittee passed a measure Monday on voter identification. The bill would allow students who attend private universities in Georgia to use their student IDs to vote.
Public university students have been able to use their student I-Ds to vote since 2005.
There is division among state Republican leaders over capping how much the state spends each year. A bill drafted by state Senators would call for a constitutional amendment to give Georgians a vote on spending limits.
The bill is called the Taxpayer Protection Act.
Former House speaker and Georgia congressman Newt Gingrich took a giant step Saturday toward becoming the Republican alternative to Mitt Romney that tea partyers and social conservatives have been seeking for months.
PolitiFact is giving Governor Nathan Deal a "half-truth" rating for saying Savannah harbor deepening will create jobs.
Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed were in Washington Friday seeking federal funds for the expansion.
Gov. Nathan Deal’s 2013 spending plan is about 4 percent larger than the revised 2012 budget. That reflects increased tax revenues. But state officials told lawmakers Thursday, there'll be no reprieve from budget cuts next year.
Lawmakers gathered at the State Capitol Thursday to introduce Senate Resolution 673.
The resolution petitions Congress to call a convention to propose a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. constitution.