The University System of Georgia says the additional state budget decrease of $66 million will hurt USG institutions.
The University System of Georgia is denouncing the $66 million budget cut that state lawmakers approved for the system.
Wellstar Health System is taking over the 632-bed Augusta University hospital run by the state’s only public medical school.
Three members of Georgia's US House delegation are backing federal legislation aimed at producing more airline pilots.
On the Friday, March 31 edition of Georgia Today: Georgia U.S. representatives sponsor a bill aimed at producing more airline staff; rising waters in South Georgia force residents out of their homes; and Sonny Perdue joins us to discuss the recent budget cuts in the Georgia university system.
Georgia officials have approved the takeover of the Augusta University hospitals associated with the state's only public medical school. The state Board of Regents on Friday approved agreements to transfer control of the hospitals to Marietta-based Wellstar Health System.
Georgia House Democrats cheered a rare win Wednesday night when efforts to expand Georgia’s school voucher program failed, dooming the project for 2023.
Friday on Political Rewind: The New York grand jury indictment of former president Donald Trump shook up legal and political circles across the country. While Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene responded quickly, Gov. Brian Kemp has remained silent on the unprecedented charges.
House Bill 607 successfully passed in the 2023 Legislative Session after a Senate vote of 50-2. The legislation would “revise the definition of Zell Miller Scholarship Scholar by changing ACT score requirement for certain students,” per the bill.
Though he was supposed to be in Georgia as part of a tour for his New York Times bestselling book, “The Courage To Be Free.” DeSantis only managed to mention the book twice — once when he first took the stage and just before he left the stage.
The sports would be prohibited within 200 feet of a shoreline or a moored boat, among other restrictions.
Lawmakers signed off on a $32.4 billion spending plan for next year as the clock expired on the 2023 legislative session, although Gov. Brian Kemp warned of “significant holes” in the budget.
On the final working day of the legislative session, state lawmakers in the House succeeded in a last minute attempt to salvage part of a legacy mental health bill.
Two popular watersports would be regulated in Georgia under a bill passed this week by both chambers of the legislature.
Three members of Georgia's U.S. House delegation have signed on as original co-sponsors for federal legislation aimed at producing more airline pilots and technicians.
Jeff Breedlove with the Georgia Council for Recovery called the bill “delayed, not dead” and says the group will continue to work toward its passage next session.
State lawmakers ended their session late last night, giving final passage to a number of bills while leaving others behind.
Going to the governor's desk are many of his priorities, including a pair of billion-dollar income tax breaks and teacher pay raises.
Lawmakers failed to pass a number of closely-watched bills, however. One of them would've increased funding for mental health.
For the Georgia General Assembly, 2023 was a year when a lot of things didn't happen. There's no one policy fight that sums up 2023. Instead, 2023 may be remembered for new leaders in Lt. Gov. Burt Jones and House Speaker Jon Burns, and a struggle over who defines priorities.
On the Thursday, March 30 edition of Georgia Today: Yesterday was the final day of the Georgia legislative session. Today we will detail new regulations and some failed legislation.