Wed., November 16, 2011 4:25pm
State House Speaker David Ralston says lawmakers could take up criminal sentencing reform in next year’s legislative session. The issue was one of...
Fri., September 30, 2011 7:55am
School nurses in Georgia could soon get more state dollars. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that a committee of legislators and educators...
Fri., August 19, 2011 3:04pm
As state lawmakers begin crafting the next budget, they are facing the prospect of deep cuts in federal dollars coming into the state. President...
Mon., July 25, 2011 12:53pm
Officials with Georgia’s system of colleges and universities say increased spending in the face of state budget cuts is necessary to keep and attract...
Wed., June 8, 2011 1:20pm
Atlanta Medical Center has been designated as the state’s fifth Level-1 trauma center. But a top official with the hospital says that doesn’t reduce...
Thu., June 2, 2011 12:24pm
Georgia’s technical colleges have experienced “historically high” enrollment for well over a year. But it hasn't translated into more money for...
Tue., May 17, 2011 12:35pm
The newly-formed oversight committee comes to Macon for a tour. The group will report to the governor but has no say on whether the Music Hall of...
Wed., April 13, 2011 7:57am
State lawmakers worked into late Tuesday evening on the next to last day of the General Assembly session. Movement on a Sunday alcohol sales bill,...
Tue., April 12, 2011 10:55am
Georgia legislators have agreed to an $18.3 billion budget that pours additional state money into tax investigators, Medicaid and domestic violence...
Mon., March 28, 2011 3:03pm
State senatorson Monday presented their ideas for balancing next year’s state budget. It totals $18 billion and fills a second budget hole.