Mon., March 28, 2011 11:56am
The Senate Appropriations Committee has unanimously approved an $18.2 billion budget for the coming fiscal year. Senate Appropriations Committee...
Mon., March 28, 2011 8:30am
State lawmakers only have seven working days left in this year’s legislative session. Monday, they reconvene for day-34 on the calendar. It begins a...
Sun., March 20, 2011 6:01pm
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...
Fri., March 11, 2011 1:01pm
The House has approved an $18.25 billion spending plan that boosts health insurance premiums for state employees and teachers by 20 percent but also...
Fri., March 11, 2011 8:31am
The budget plan for Georgia's next fiscal year is ready for a House vote. Meanwhile, the bill to revamp and save the state's HOPE...
Thu., March 10, 2011 10:37am
The $18.25 billion spending plan expected to be up for a full house vote Friday has some changes from Governor Nathan Deal’s proposal.
Thu., February 24, 2011 11:59am
A sweeping overhaul of the state's lottery-funded HOPE scholarship has rapidly cleared two hurdles in the Georgia Legislature. The House...
Thu., February 24, 2011 9:09am
The executive director of the Georgia Council for the Arts has resigned. Susan Weiner, who was appointed by former Gov. Sonny Perdue in 2004,...
Wed., February 23, 2011 4:58pm
Cities and counties are losing millions in fees intended to boost 911 call centers. Now, there's a legislative push to get that money back into...
Fri., January 28, 2011 4:07pm
Governor Nathan Deal’s proposed budget slashes funding for a partnership that turns university research into high-tech companies from $17 million to...