A group of primary care doctors in Augusta has filed a federal lawsuit against the agencies that oversee Medicare.
The suit argues that the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services is using an illegal system to decide Medicare payments to doctors.
All of Georgia's transportation regions are scheduled to have their spending proposals for a possible new sales tax finalized by the end of the week.
The lists detail how officials want to spend revenue from a transportation tax.
Gov. Nathan Deal officially issued the call for the special legislative session on redistricting Wednesday. And when legislators return to the state Capitol Monday, they will also tackle changing the date of a regional transportation tax vote.
State lawmakers will begin a special legislative session Monday for the once-a-decade redistricting. Democrats are already accusing Republicans of trying to reduce the number of white Democratic lawmakers.
Governor Nathan Deal is directing state agency heads to cut their budgets by 2%.
Deal wants spending cuts in the current fiscal year budget that began last month and in next year's fiscal year budget, as well.
The instructions come even though state revenues are up.