Dozens of people rallied outside the State Capitol to mark one year since the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida. The rally was sponsored by Senator Vincent Fort to advocate what he calls "gun safety" legislation. Our Claire Simms is live at the Capitol with why Georgia's "Stand Your Ground" law is also at the center of the movement.
A seemingly innocuous bill prompted a flurry of debate in the Senate today. At issue, a measure to create "celebrate freedom week." The week would be observed in public elementary, middle, and high schools in September, and would emphasize teaching on documents like the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution.
And they are the first two nuclear reactors to be built in the United States in nearly three decades. But Georgia Power's Plant Vogtle has not been without controversy. The latest involves how much money the power company can make on the expansion of the plant in Burke County. Our Rahul Bali was there when bi–partisan legislation dealing with cost overruns received its first hearing.