Columbus is committing nearly $200,000 over three years for a new homeless initiative. Three private organizations also have provided matching funds. The long-term goal is to create a single place for homeless people to receive services.
A bill sponsored by Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson to give whistleblower protection to Peace Corps volunteers passed on 406-0 vote in the U.S. House Tuesday. Now the measure is headed to the president’s desk.
An American supplier was sentenced to more than three years in prison for shipping fighter jet and attack helicopter parts to help repair Iran's aging aircraft fleet.
Michael Todd of Macon also was sentenced Wednesday to pay more than $100,000 in restitution.
Georgia Republican Senator Johnny Isakson is co-sponsoring a bill aimed at mortgage underwriting.
The measure would give federal loan agencies access to information that predicts a homeowner’s energy bills.