Lawyers for a Georgia man set to be put to death on Wednesday have filed a lawsuit seeking to halt his execution, saying the drug authorities plan to use caused "needless suffering" when it was administered to another death row inmate.
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.