Friday on Political Rewind: The Legislature is picking up steam. Bills that would block a federal website for insurance in favor of a state site, authorize sports betting, and approve a statue of Clarence Thomas are in the air. Meanwhile, a federal judge rules on the mass challenge of Georgia voters.
State Rep. Joseph Gullett, R-Dallas, introduced a bill into the Georgia House this week that would allow Georgia cities to experiment with instant runoff voting in nonpartisan municipal elections.
Tankers hauling mystery sludge have been a common — and unwelcome — sight in rural counties, thanks to the state’s soil amendment program and industrial companies looking to get rid of smelly waste.
Georgia Sen. Billy Hickman (R-Statesboro) and Rep. Billy Mitchell (D-Stone Mountain) join GPB's Donna Lowry on Lawmakers to discuss sports betting.
Georgia homeowners could soon see a one-time homestead exemption after the state saw record surplus.
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.
Senate Bill 11, called the "Georgia Fights Terrorism Act," was the first bill passed by the chamber on Day 11 of the legislative session.
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.
House budget writers in Georgia want to shift $100 million into the state employee health plan to reduce the sting of health insurance premium increases for public school districts. That's among changes that the House Appropriations Committee made Wednesday in Republican Gov. Brian Kemp's proposal for the 2023 budget year.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: The CEO of DeKalb County and Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens announced yesterday that they had reached a deal that would begin the development of the Atlanta Police Training Center. Plus, community input is open on the proposal to mine in the Okefenokee swamp.
Georgia lawmakers want to increase the sentence for gang recruitment activities as part of a tough-on-crime push under the Gold Dome this legislative session.
North Georgia banker Johnny Chastain has defeated Sheree Ralston, the widow of late House Speaker David Ralston to win Ralston's old House seat. That's according to final, unofficial results from Tuesday's Republican runoff.
The Georgia General Assembly looked ahead to the future of mental health legislation in the Georgia on “Mental Health Day” at the Capitol.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: More voices are calling for Congress to pass a bill that would address police misconduct. The bill passed the U.S. House in 2021 but was never taken up by the Senate. Plus, Southern Democrats urge President Biden and the Democratic National Committee to hold their convention in Atlanta.
Legislation establishing regulations for the fast-growing third-party food delivery industry in Georgia has been introduced in the General Assembly.