A state program designed to help rural areas shift away from tobacco economies has awarded a $7 million grant to a big national corporation based in one of Georgia's large cities.
Gulfstream Aerospace is getting the money because officials note the company's statewide impact.
Two Georgia gun stores are among the nation’s top 10 sources for so-called “crime guns.” The Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Bureau data was published by the Washington Post. The report has ignited debate over the spirit versus the letter of gun laws.
Georgia's newly-minted House Appropriations Committee member says, a ban on Congressional earmarks applies even to the project state officials consider most urgent for jobs.
Republican US Congressman Tom Graves says, he will not make an exception for Savannah harbor deepening.
U.S. Rep. Tom Graves has won a spot on the House Appropriations Committee when Congress returns in January.
The powerful panel oversees billions of dollars in federal spending.
Graves said he would use the post to flex his credentials as a fiscal conservative.
Former Senator Sam Nunn says Congress should repeal the militaries' “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” policy and allow gay men and women to serve openly in the military. Nunn was instrumental in crafting the original policy.