Newly reelected Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock of Georgia is promising to use his first full term to cut deals where possible with Republicans and deliver for his home state. But he's also taking on a new role as an unapologetic supporter of President Joe Biden.
Self-proclaimed "forest defenders" in Atlanta are calling for a more thorough investigation into the death of a protester who was killed by authorities after officials said the activist shot a trooper. Friends say they knew 26-year-old Tortuguita, or "Little Turtle," as funny, curious and thoughtful, not the kind of person who would fire a gun on police. But authorities say that's just what Tortuguita did as they tried to clear an 85-acre forested area that's set to be developed as a police and firefighter training facility.
Former President Donald Trump and his allies have been put on notice by a prosecutor, but the warning didn't come from anyone at the Justice Department. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis indicates she's likely to seek criminal charges soon in a two-year election subversion probe.
Budget hearings at the start of Georgia’s legislative session saw state departments dive into Gov. Brian Kemp’s proposed budget and make a case for funding priorities.
Law enforcement across the country were on alert Friday evening for possible unrest in response to the release of the video footage of the arrest of Tyre Nichols. Nichols was beaten by police during a traffic stop in Memphis on Jan. 7 and died Jan. 10 from his injuries. Protests began shortly after the release of the video Friday evening. Demonstrations began in Memphis, New York City, Atlanta and other cities.
Gov. Brian Kemp says the state of the Georgia "has never been stronger and more resilient" in his address.
On Tuesday, Gov. Brian Kemp participated in a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The focus of the discussion centered on the U.S. legislative landscape and how the next two years could shape domestic and foreign policy.
Georgia ranks in the top third of states lacking enough primary care physicians to meet the needs of medically underserved areas.
In his inauguration address, Gov. Brian Kemp teased his 2023 agenda with calls for tax cuts and pay raises for teachers and state employees.
Kemp’s office announced Wednesday he will be addressing the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week.
State gasoline and diesel taxes make their return in Georgia on Wednesday. The state will resume collecting a tax on gasoline of 29.1 cents per gallon and tax on diesel of 32.6 cents per gallon from wholesalers.
The special grand jury in Atlanta that has been investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and his allies committed any crimes while trying to overturn his 2020 election loss in Georgia has finished its work.
Georgia's Brian Kemp is done being underestimated. The governor has an opening to project his influence in a new way after decisively beating both a Donald Trump-backed Republican challenger and Democratic star Stacey Abrams.
Georgia's state government ended the 2022 budget year in June with $6.6 billion in surplus cash. Gov. Brian Kemp has plans to spend more than $3 billion through a combination of one-time tax givebacks.
Georgia is awarding $234 million in federal COVID-19 relief fund to construct broadband internet to rural locations.