As Japan struggles to contain radiation at its damaged nuclear reactors, Georgia’s newest Public Service Commission member wants to make sure that country's problems don't slow America’s nuclear renaissance.
State legislative leaders on Thursday proposed lowering the income tax rate and leaving groceries untaxed. During a special committee meeting, lawmakers endorsed some recommendations from a tax reform council but rejected others.
State lawmakers recently tabled legislation that would have created a federally-mandated state health care exchange. That leaves Georgia with some unused cash.
Georgia received a $1 million grant from the federal government to create a state healthcare exchange.
Georgia physicians are not giving up their fight to convince legislators to increase the state's cigarette tax.
They say raising the cost of cigarettes by a dollar will mean fewer people will smoke, and smokers will smoke less.
A Senate committee today passed a measure that creates a commission to scrutinize bills relating to health insurance.
Members of the 16-member panel would represent hospitals, consumers, health insurance companies and small businesses.