Companies are increasingly asked to weigh in on social and political issues. Many are now putting benefits packages where their mouths are.
On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that guaranteed a women's right to obtain an abortion. Georgia lawmakers' responses to the ruling remained tied to how they voted for the state's "heartbeat" bill in 2019.
On Monday, lawyers delivered opening statements and the first witnesses took the stand in an Atlanta U.S. District courtroom as the Rose vs. Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger lawsuit got its first hearing. Four Black Fulton and DeKalb county residents allege that the voting strength of Black people is eroded by a statewide election process used to elect the Public Service Commission.
Diane Derzis thought she was prepared for Roe v. Wade, and the constitutional right to an abortion, to be overturned. At clinics she owns across the South, she had, in fact, been preparing for months.
“Then you get there and it’s like ‘Oh my God,’” Derzis said.
Bibb County installed three automated school zone speed cameras in the late spring with plans to install more in the coming months. In the final two weeks of school, more than 2,000 citations were issued and more than 5,000 received warning letters in the mail.
Protestors took to the streets across Georgia over the last several days to voice their opinion of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on Friday. Here are scenes from some of those demonstrations in Atlanta and Macon.
Monday on Political Rewind: The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade led to a weekend full of uncertainty. Will abortion rights motivate voters to turn out in November?
A public comment period has been extended until Aug. 2 for anyone including public health experts, parents, smokers, and former smokers to tell the U.S. Food and Drug Administration what they think about a proposed rule to prohibit menthol cigarettes.
Women share abortion experiences, worry about reproductive care in a state with high maternal mortality rates.
Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr has asked the district court holding up Georgia's six-week abortion ban to move to allow the law to immediately take effect.
The Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade came during a symposium of maternal health experts on Mercer’s Macon Campus. Reactions by attendees were mixed.
Georgia Power wants to raise customer bills 12 percent over the next three years.
Savannah will hold an event next month to support local Black business owners and aspiring Black entrepreneurs.
A North Carolina global logistics provider is moving its home base to Metro Atlanta, after several years of rapid growth in the area.
Georgia Power Co. wants to raise customer bills 12% over the next three years. The company says in a rate filing with state regulators Friday that the extra $2.8 billion it wants to collect would pay for system improvements, higher costs and higher profits.
President Joe Biden will deliver remarks Friday on the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade, ending constitutional protections for abortion.
The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the constitutional right to an abortion, reversing Roe v. Wade. We have reaction from officials, organizations and citizens from across Georgia