Wed., August 31, 2011 7:41am
Georgia legislators are wrapping up their work redrawing the state's political boundaries. Redistricting is expected to be completed on Wednesday as the state Senate votes on a new congressional map that adds a 14th district in northeast Georgia. The House has already approved the map.
Tue., August 30, 2011 11:55am
The Georgia Senate redistricting committee has approved proposed changes to congressional districts. The plan passed by a 10-3 vote Tuesday and is expected to head to the Senate floor on Wednesday, bringing a speedy end to the Legislature's main business during the special session which began Aug. 15.
Mon., June 20, 2011 3:31pm
Senate Democrats are touting a unified, harmonious party after the election of two new leaders.
Sun., March 20, 2011 7:01pm
State legislators on Monday embark on the final 10 days of this year’s legislative session. The House and Senate will spend this week reviewing the bills that have already passed one chamber.
Tue., March 15, 2011 10:23am
A key lawmaker in the state Senate says he expects Sunday alcohol sales to be on the chamber's agenda by Wednesday.
Mon., February 28, 2011 2:54pm
A legislative committee has passed a bill that aims to crack down on illegal immigration in Georgia. And in the state Senate, some Democrats are concerned that a proposal to cut the HOPE scholarship program and pre-kindergarten program is moving too quickly through the Legislature.
Thu., February 17, 2011 9:46am
Sunday alcohol sales got a hearing in a state Senate caucus meeting Wednesday at the state Capitol. Following was a secret vote count that could determine whether the controversial measure makes it to a full Senate vote.
Wed., February 16, 2011 9:52am
Senate Republicans will meet Wednesday to decide whether a bill to allow Sunday sales of alcohol in Georgia will make it to the full Senate for a vote.
Wed., February 2, 2011 5:37pm
The President Pro Temp of the Georgia Senate says, he'd like to start up pilot programs to see if books in Georgia middle schools could be replaced with iPads. Tommie Williams says, Georgia wouldn't be the first state to try going bookless. Texas and Virginia schools are trying iPads -- as is one private school in Savannah.
Thu., January 27, 2011 1:42pm
The Senate has unanimously voted to override a veto by former Gov. Sonny Perdue of legislation that would hold lawmakers to use a zero-based approach to a quarter of the budget each year.