The Georgia chapter of the NAACP is asking state lawmakers to end capital punishment.
NAACP state president Edward Dubose said at a rally Monday that execution is murder. State Sen. Vincent Fort has said he will file legislation to end capital punishment.
A Fulton County Superior Court judge has granted class-action status in a case alleging, Georgia is running modern-day debtors prisons.
The decision could cost millions of dollars to taxpayers.
Five parents put in jail for failing to pay child support filed the lawsuit.
While attention focused on the Iowa caucuses last night, there was a Georgia election, too. And the winner here was Dustin Hightower, who will take his seat in the Georgia House as the District 68 representative.
A report, released by the Georgia Department of Agriculture Tuesday confirms that some Georgia farmers lacked enough workers last spring, and sustained crop losses as a result. Officials say the state’s new immigration law played a role but they’re looking to Washington for the solution.