Wednesday on Political Rewind: Today is Sine Die at the Legislature, the last day of the 2023 session. Our panel weighs in on what to expect and what the GOP majority has already passed. Meanwhile, state justices were skeptical of arguments made against Georgia's abortion law. The high court promised a swift opinion.
Friday on Political Rewind: We have Kevin Riley on to reflect on his career and time at The Atlanta Journal-Constituiton. The Political Rewind team also congratulates his successor Leroy Chapman, who makes history as the first Black editor-in-chief in the paper's 155-year history.
Wednesday at Political Rewind: The Legislature passed Senate Bill 140, which would block gender-affirming care for transgender minors. Will Gov. Brian Kemp sign the bill? Meanwhile: Lt. Gov. Burt Jones is pushing a bill on hospitals in rural Georgia that could benefit his family's business.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: A bill meant to expand Georgia's mental health services faces pushback in the state Senate. Plus, the House rejects Kemp's proposal to boost funding for HOPE Scholarship recipients. Meanwhile, presidential hopeful Nikki Haley proposes raising the retirement age.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: The family of Manuel Terán said an independent autopsy created more questions than answers. They're suing the city of Atlanta for more information. Meanwhile, 500 Georgia health care providers oppose Senate Bill 140, which would ban gender-affirming care for minors.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: As the Legislature reaches a deadline for passing bills this session, Republicans continue pushing measures that would expand their reach into local governments. But Gov. Brian Kemp signals disinterest in a Buckhead City secession. Meanwhile, Biden's student debt plan faces an uphill battle in Supreme Court. Finally, we take a look at the history of SNCC and civil rights in Georgia.
Monday on Political Rewind: Host Bill Nigut returns! We'll discuss when Fulton County DA Fani Willis could release possible indictments from her investigation into the 2020 election. Meanwhile, Gov. Brian Kemp joined national GOP donors at a retreat in Texas, as he cuts ties with the state GOP. But first: Two Buckhead cityhood bills advance moments before our 9 a.m. show.
Monday on Political Rewind: Former President Jimmy Carter announced his decision to stop medical treatment and enter home hospice in Plains, Georgia. Reactions have poured in from around the world. President Biden said he hoped Carter would "continue his journey with grace and dignity."
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has officially launched her 2024 bid for president. Plus, portions of Fulton County's special grand jury report into the 2020 election will be released tomorrow. In the meantime, legislation to establish a religious liberty statute returns.
Friday on Political Rewind: Released Atlanta police bodycam videos are stoking controversy over what happened the morning an activist was killed and a state trooper was wounded. Plus, Gov. Brian Kemp's inauguration featured a lavish ball, but his team won't reveal who paid for it.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Under the Gold Dome, Buckhead City is back on the docket. The new proposal includes a surprisingly high salary for the proposed city's leaders. Governor Kemp is also working to bolster his national profile, rolling out a new website for his PAC and expanding personnel.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Georgia's members of Congress are anticipating President Biden's State of the Union address tonight, signaling which issues are important to them based on guests they invite. Meanwhile, Georgia Senate leaders call for an investigation into a trip to Europe with taxpayer funds.
Thursday on Political Rewind: On a special edition of the show, host Bill Nigut welcomes investigative journalists Alan Judd and Willoughby Mariano to the show to discuss their series "Dangerous Dwellings," an investigation into rundown apartment complexes and their effects on residents.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: A Fulton County judge holds a hearing that will decide if findings from a special grand jury investigating Trump's election interference will be made public. Plus a new poll shows how Georgians feel about major issues this legislative session.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene secured seats on two high-profile House committees. Will she bring her extreme views with her? Gov. Brian Kemp told the World Economic Forum that Georgia will be a pro-business powerhouse. Meanwhile, Republicans in both D.C. and Georgia aim to reshape tax policy.