Political experts say, the rancorous debate over the federal debt limit is likely to end with more budget pain for states like Georgia.
Any deal to raise the limit is likely to be paired with spending cuts.
Secretary of State Brian Kemp traveled to the banks of the Ocmulgee River today to get a firsthand look at a disputed border. But, he is still hoping Bibb and Monroe County officials can resolve the issue on their own.
Agriculture groups are launching a study of this spring’s labor shortage. They say the state’s new immigration law may have scared off migrant workers. The groups want to know the impact a smaller workforce had on harvest size.
Georgia will gain a new Congressional district this year. That’s because the state added 1.5 million residents in the last decade. State lawmakers will determine the 14th district’s boundaries at a special legislative session in August.
Recycling advocates in Savannah's Chatham County say, they have enough signatures to force a vote on curbside recycling.
The petitioners are taking advantage of a rarely-used power in the Georgia Constitution.
The state allows citizens to repeal or amend certain local laws.