A state audit shows Georgia could save $1.6 million by downsizing the state's Capitol police.
Last year, Georgia spent $6.4 million to protect state lawmakers and other officials.
The report suggests eliminating the capitol's dozen or so state troopers.
The Georgia Supreme Court has disbarred a former state court judge and accepted the voluntary surrender of another former judge's law license.
Former Alapaha Circuit Superior Court Judge Brooks Blitch III of Homerville pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges in 2009.
The author of a bill aimed at curbing Georgia’s illegal immigrant population expects it to get a committee vote this week. Matt Ramsey says he’s already been through several re-writes of his bill that is similar to the controversial Arizona immigration law.
Senate Democrats say the Republican plan to fix the HOPE scholarship and Pre-K program is being rushed.
They want more time for the public to weigh in on the issue.
They're concerned making Pre-K a half day will affect parents' schedules and the program's quality.
For 36 years, Georgia law has banned utilities from giving money to campaigns for state office.
This week state senator Don Balfour,R-Snellville, introduced a bill that would give utilities the same power to fund campaigns as other firms.