State lawmakers are looking into setting up a tribunal to arbitrate tax disputes between the state department of revenue and taxpayers.
The special tax council appointed by former Governor Sonny Perdue recommended the tribunal in January.
Republican state lawmakers considering ways to reform Georgia’s tax code are looking at taxing groceries. A joint committee on tax reform discussed the idea Monday in preparation for the upcoming legislative session.
Savannah voters will return to the polls Tuesday to elect the city's next mayor.
Voters in last month's general election pared a crowded list of six candidates to two.
The run-off election features two city council members and lots of back-story.
Tybee Island is seeking an additional $90,000 to complete a geothermal heating and cooling system for its city hall.
Officials said once the project is completed, the community's geothermal system is expected to reduce energy use and save money.
A statewide Latino organization is launching a campaign to increase voter registration and turnout. And organizers say opposition to Georgia’s new immigration law will bring out Hispanic voters for next year’s state and federal elections.