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.
Bulloch County Commissioners have decided to put a Sunday alcohol sales referendum on the ballot this fall.
The referendum on Nov. 8 applies only to package sales of malt beverages and wine. Liquor can be purchased in the county only in restaurants with a license to pour.
The state attorney general's office says the state has filed a notice of appeal of a federal judge's ruling that blocked parts of the Georgia law cracking down on illegal immigration from taking effect.