Georgia Sen. Billy Hickman (R-Statesboro) and Rep. Billy Mitchell (D-Stone Mountain) join GPB's Donna Lowry on Lawmakers to discuss sports betting.
Georgia homeowners could soon see a one-time homestead exemption after the state saw record surplus.
Some Georgia senators want to permanently block schools and most government agencies from requiring people to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Lawmakers put a one-year ban into law in 2022, but it expires June 30 if they don't act.
Jackson Republican and businessman Lt. Gov. Burt Jones ran for the office after a decade as a state senator because he wanted a new challenge and thought he could help ordinary Georgians, he said
Senate Bill 11, called the "Georgia Fights Terrorism Act," was the first bill passed by the chamber on Day 11 of the legislative session.
House budget writers in Georgia want to shift $100 million into the state employee health plan to reduce the sting of health insurance premium increases for public school districts. That's among changes that the House Appropriations Committee made Wednesday in Republican Gov. Brian Kemp's proposal for the 2023 budget year.
Georgia lawmakers want to increase the sentence for gang recruitment activities as part of a tough-on-crime push under the Gold Dome this legislative session.
On Tuesday, advocates at the state Capitol pushed for more reforms and resources for people facing behavioral and mental health challenges.
The Georgia General Assembly looked ahead to the future of mental health legislation in the Georgia on “Mental Health Day” at the Capitol.
The Georgia Senate Majority Caucus announced its legislative priorities for the 2023 legislative session today at a news conference.
Legal sales of medical marijuana oil could be only months away in Georgia. A state commission on Wednesday approved rules for testing, inspections and sales.
Georgia House Republicans are backing legislation that would increase the statewide cap on income tax credits offered to donors to a fund that provides private school scholarships.
Gov. Brian Kemp says the state of the Georgia "has never been stronger and more resilient" in his address.
While an Alabama-based company’s controversial mining proposal moves through the permitting process, a south Georgia Republican lawmaker is again attempting to head off any future attempt to mine an important site near the Okefenokee Swamp.
Georgia Democrats filed a new bill that would expand abortion access in Georgia.