The U.S. Department of Energy already monitors radiation levels in the water, soil and air surrounding its facility at Savannah River Site.
A grant from the agency would help bring back an independent monitoring program administered by Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources.
The state is blaming a computer glitch for overpaying hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax returns. Thousands of bank accounts were affected after the department of revenue tried to fix the problem.
State lawmakers have finished crafting a new bill intended to crack down on illegal immigration.
Peachtree City Republican Representative Matt Ramsey says the bill expands local law enforcement’s ability to check the citizenship of those suspected of a crime.
Governor Nathan Deal has to deal with a 2012 deadline set by a federal judge to solve the tri state water dispute. The Governor spoke at the annual Eggs and Issues Breakfast sponsored by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce.
House Speaker David Ralston told Georgia business leaders today that he will make sure any new state immigration legislation will not hurt Georgia’s economy. Business leaders worry about consequences of any new laws.
This could be the year the legislature will allow Sunday alcohol sales to go before voters. A group of state senators Monday introduced a bill that would allow alcohol to be sold after church on Sundays.