Come November, Georgia voters will decide who will be Lt. Governor of Georgia. The top contenders in the race are the current Lt. Governor Republican Casey Cagle and Democrat Carol Porter. Libertarian Dan Barber is also running for the post.
In their first televised debate on GPB last night Georgia’s three gubernatorial candidates faced a group of students. While answering mostly questions about education Nathan Deal and Roy Barnes continued their attacks on each other.
A group of state lawmakers is working on an immigration bill that is likely to mirror the controversial law passed in Arizona earlier this year. The move has advocates worried that the state’s economy could suffer.
The Safe Teen and Novice Driver Uniform Protections, or STANDUP Act, would give money to states that put new limits on drivers under the age of 18.
Georgia already meets most of the requirements, including a ban on cell phone use for teen drivers.
Three Georgia Congressmen signed a letter last week asking Speaker Pelosi for the extension of tax cuts even for the wealthiest American. They’re all Democrats in districts facing Republican challengers with tea party support.
Supporters and opponents of little-known ballot questions are trying to get their voices heard as November nears.
Of this year's five ballot questions, the first would amend the state constitution to address non-compete contracts.