On Tuesday Bibb County voters will head to the polls to vote on a $190 million dollar Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax. Some of the money could help secure the future of the nearby Robins Air Force Base.
When Georgians go to the polls Tuesday, some will vote on allowing Sunday alcohol sales. This is the first year communities can decide the issue for themselves.
About 100 Georgia cities and counties are holding votes on whether to allow stores to sell alcohol on Sundays.
A freshman state lawmaker is planning to introduce legislation forcing welfare applicants to take a drug test. A federal judge has temporarily suspended a similar measure in Florida over privacy concerns.
Conservative policymakers renewed their push for tax reform Thursday at a forum organized by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. Elected officials and business executives touted lifting an energy tax on manufacturers, but it's unclear how the state would replace the lost revenue.