A new report asks Congress to revive plans for a site to house thousands of tons of nuclear waste.
Officials with the Government Accountability Office say the U.S. Department of Energy acted too quickly when it shut down the Yucca Mountain waste repository near Las Vegas.
Utilities will be allowed to contribute to political campaigns under a new law the governor signed yesterday. Watchdog groups are concerned the law poses a conflict of interest.
William Perry with Common Cause says the law is unethical.
On Friday 2-thousand people arrive in Macon for the Georgia Republican Party’s State Convention. The gathering will include speeches by two presidential candidates and a contentious election for party chairman.
Georgia could round out this fiscal year with a surplus. April’s 2.6 percent revenue spike is the tenth consecutive month of growth.
House Appropriations Chair Terry England says any extra money will go straight to the state’s reserve fund.
Georgia is hoping to out-bid Tennessee for a federal transportation research center.
Gov. Nathan Deal says if the state wins the so-called University Transportation Center, it comes with a $2.25 million yearly federal appropriation.
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill to extend unemployment benefits for thousands of out-of-work Georgians and another that hands Savannah-based Gulfsream Aerospace a tax break.
They were some of the 44 bills the Republican governor signed into law on Wednesday.