Tue., May 21, 2013 4:57pm
Governor Nathan Deal spoke in front of dozens of Tea Party members at the State Capitol Tuesday afternoon.
Thu., May 16, 2013 4:00pm
This weekend, the Georgia GOP will elect a new chairman when Republicans hold their annual convention in Athens. The party enjoys record support across the state. But demographic changes are afoot that could also shift Georgia politics.
Mon., February 25, 2013 5:05pm
A bill aimed at limiting lobbyists’ influence over Georgia lawmakers passed the state House Monday. The measure is a lobbyist gift ban, but ethics reformers say it has too many loopholes, and would force activists to register as lobbyists.
Mon., December 3, 2012 5:20pm
The emergence of potential candidates contemplating a 2014 Republican primary challenge against Georgia U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss could put him—and his party—in an awkward situation.
Thu., November 8, 2012 5:21pm
A coalition pushing for ethics reform in Georgia says 50 of the 130 state legislators elected Tuesday support a $100 cap on lobbyists’ gifts to lawmakers. The groups say that’s the strongest level of support since they started their campaign.
Tue., June 5, 2012 12:52am
Republican candidates hoping to take advantage of a newly redrawn 12th Congressional District debated in Vidalia Monday night. Rick Allen, Lee Anderson, Wright McLeod and Maria Sheffield each said that he or she was the best conservative to take on the well-financed incumbent Democrat John Barrow. The four agreed on most issues. Two sparred.
Mon., May 14, 2012 10:20pm
Governor Nathan Deal spoke at a $500 a head fundraiser to support penny sales taxes for transportation. The Savannah reception was the first major fundraising push outside Atlanta for supporters of the T-SPLOST vote in July.
Wed., February 22, 2012 7:01pm
Tea Party members from across the state gathered at the capitol to weigh in on issues currently being debated under the Gold Dome.
Mon., February 13, 2012 4:00pm
Amtrak officials say, more Georgians got on and off their trains last year than any year before. Amtrak's Georgia ridership broke 200,000 passengers for the first in 2011. This comes as Amtrak expects major cuts in federal funding.
Fri., January 13, 2012 10:50am
Georgia Tea Party groups held a rally at the state Capitol Thursday to push for ethics reform. They’ve helped to draft a bill that would limit lobbyists’ gifts to lawmakers.