Tue., July 21, 2015 9:37am
Truck drivers at the Port of Savannah and other workers say independent contractor classification deprives them of benefits and protections.
Tue., February 17, 2015 4:24pm
Democrats propose giving grants to underperforming schools that could be used toward health services, job training, tutoring and child care.
Sun., January 26, 2014 9:46am
Did you know that there’s an election this year in Georgia? For Governor? The state Senate staged a piece of theater Friday that served as a reminder, lest you forget. But first, a word about what’s on the roster for this week. A lot! Lawmakers will turn their attention this week to the 2015 budget. Passing a balanced budget is the only thing lawmakers are constitutionally obligated to do.
Thu., November 7, 2013 12:23pm
A grandson of former President Jimmy Carter has announced he will run for Governor of Georgia. Jason Carter, a Democratic state Senator from Decatur, near Atlanta, filed paperwork Thursday to become Deal’s highest profile challenger. He seeks to unseat incumbent Gov. Nathan Deal at a time when Democrats hold no statewide offices in Georgia.
Tue., December 11, 2012 4:38am
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle said in an interview Monday evening in Athens that the Senate leadership team is more united now than ever. The united front from the three Senate leaders marks a strong contrast from the last two years, when a power struggle derailed negotiations on major legislation and made it difficult to conduct daily business.
Mon., December 10, 2012 6:00am
A former Congressional candidate has entered the race for a state Senate seat representing part of South Georgia. Mike Keown, a Republican, said in a statement that he will run for the seat vacated last week by former Republican Sen. John Bulloch.