ATLANTA – A Georgia Senate committee focused on addressing homelessness heard Wednesday from a variety of Georgians who have directly experienced living on the streets.
The Mental Health Parity Act is headed to the governor’s desk after both the House and the Senate passed the bill unanimously on Wednesday.
Students from the Savannah area who rode to Atlanta to testify about a bill restricting discussions on race in school had their chance to speak Tuesday, although not how they had hoped.
Senate lawmakers backed a bill that does away with the need for a permit to carry a concealed handgun in public.
Longtime Georgia education champion, State Sen. Lindsey Tippins (R-Marietta), announced today after 12 years in office, he won’t seek another term.
A bill to erect a monument on Capitol grounds in honor of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, who was born in Georgia, passed the Senate on Monday. A committee also heard SB 377, a controversial bill that would limit schools’ ability to teach “divisive concepts.”
Voting rights activist LaTosha Brown says the Senate runoff results in Georgia represent how mobilizing and harnessing the power of Black voters can help forge a new political landscape.
Two runoff races in Georgia will determine control of the U.S. Senate. Listen to WABE's special coverage of the election results.
COVID-19’s spread in Georgia continues at a relentless pace.
The number of virus cases here has surged past the 500,000 mark, including 58,000 positives from rapid antigen tests. There have been more than 9,000 confirmed COVID deaths in Georgia over the course of the pandemic.
And Georgia reported 5,500 new COVID infections Monday, including antigen test results.
The wealthy businesswoman replaced Georgia Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson who resigned last year. Now she's running in a crowded special election to serve out the remaining two years of his term.
For the state’s fragile rural hospitals, the pandemic represents a stress test some observers worry not all will survive. Since 2010, seven hospitals have closed their doors.
Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., wants Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard investigated for "egregious abuse of power." Collins is running for a U.S. Senate seat in the fall.
The Georgia General Assembly is suspending the 2020 legislative session indefinitely after Friday, March 13, out of an "abundance of caution and in the...
After months of speculation, hundreds of resumes submitted and a holiday weekend Twitter war mentioning jellybeans and jorts , Gov. Brian Kemp is set to...
Democrat Matt Lieberman, son of former U.S Sen. Joe Lieberman (D-Conn.), is the first candidate to enter the race to fill retiring Sen. Johnny Isakson's...