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.
Georgia Sen. Billy Hickman (R-Statesboro) and Rep. Billy Mitchell (D-Stone Mountain) join GPB's Donna Lowry on Lawmakers to discuss sports betting.
Sunday on GPB-TV, a new episode of Lawmakers: Beyond The Dome explores educated-related laws in Georgia.Those laws include House Bill 1178, Parents' Bill of Rights; House Bill 1084, which rules how race is taught in schools; and Senate Bill 377 which focuses on divisive concepts.
Tuesday at 2 p.m. on Political Rewind: After hours of voting, the secretary of state's office reports very few issues statewide. By tonight, most races will be settled, but at least one race could head into a runoff. Our panel sees how campaigns are ending and what role Georgia may play on the national stage.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Georgians showed up in droves for the first day of early voting, smashing records from 2018. Meanwhile, Gov. Brian Kemp and Stacey Abrams took the debate stage together for the time in four years. Elsewhere, Herschel Walker skipped the Atlanta Press Club Debates, for a town hall with Sean Hannity.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: A new poll from GPB News and the Georgia News Collaborative shows Walker and Warnock nearly tied, but recent controversies might have an impact on the outcome in November. The poll also shows Abrams trailing Kemp by double digits and republicans leading down-ballot races.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Gov. Brian Kemp has declared a state of emergency as Hurricane Ian lands in Florida. Voters will closely watch how the state government reacts to storm damage. Plus, in one of his first stops in the suburbs, Kemp campaigned in Alpharetta with Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: After the FBI raid at Mar-a-Lago, it's still unclear if findings could affect the Fulton County probe. Plus, the three men who murdered #AhmaudArbery will serve their time in state prison. And we'll take a look at where monkeypox cases stand across the state.
Today on Political Rewind: The three men who murdered Ahmaud Arbery will face a judge again today. Plus, Sen. Raphael Warnock's push to cap insulin at $35 monthly for everyone is blocked by Republicans. Also, the ACLU's challenge to Georgia's six-week abortion ban heads to court today.
Monday on Political Rewind: Former U.S. Rep. Buddy Darden joins the panel as we discuss nationwide inflation. Meanwhile, Gov. Brian Kemp attempts to tie Stacey Abrams to President Biden's economic policies. But Abrams isn't backing away from Biden, despite his low approval ratings. Plus, the State Ethics Commission investigates Abrams' 2018 campaign.
Monday on Political Rewind: We’re answering your questions about student loans. Many of you left us voicemails before the show. We’ll tackle what it means for students, parents and borrowers. We’ll also answer what it means for Georgia politics if President Biden erases the debt. But first, the AJC's Patricia Murphy fills us in the on latest in the Fulton County probe.
Friday on Political Rewind: With August around the corner, Georgians are getting ready to go back to school. Our panel breaks down bans on "divisive" concepts, clear bag policies for students' safety, and teacher shortages.
Plus, Kemp and Abrams' opposing messages on school safety.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Yesterday, a federal appeals court allowed Georgia House Bill 481 to take effect immediately, restricting abortion access after around six weeks with few exceptions. Our panel breaks down the ruling, the political implications, and the future of abortion access in Georgia.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Democratic candidates continue to raise more campaign funds than Republicans, breaking state records. Plus, Herschel Walker said he's willing to debate Sen. Raphael Warnock. Meanwhile, Sen. Lindsey Graham says he'll continue his legal battle against a Fulton County subpoena.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Federal investigators have subpoenaed two state Republicans for submitting a false slate of electors. Plus, will freezing the federal gas tax ease pain at the pump? Meanwhile, Cherokee County voters reject four "anti-CRT" right-wing candidates for their school board.