Some Georgia doctors are girding themselves for another reduction in the Medicaid reimbursement rate. Lawmakers proposed the cut as part of the 2012 budget. Doctors worry it may further drive down their numbers from rural areas.
The state ethics commission says, lobbyists can spend undisclosed sums of money on most state employees.The decision Tuesday comes after high-speed rail advocates sent Georgia's House Speaker, his family and staff to Europe last year.
The state Attorney General's office says, Savannah City Council broke open meeting laws when it met in secret.
Attorney General Sam Olens wants to change those laws to give elected officials more leeway in hiring decisions.
Some domestic violence shelters in the state are worried they will lose funding to serve everyone who needs their services.
That’s because the state wants federal funds alone to support the shelters and the shelters say federal money could come with more restrictions.
Advocates for the elderly are getting nervous about the fate of legislation that would let residents of assisted living homes stay there longer. The bill easily passed the Senate, but with three days left in the General Assembly, the House has yet to vote on it.