Emory business professor Tom Smith spoke with GPB's Sarah Rose about the effect a boycott against Georgia's major corporations could have on the state.
Mohawk Industries, Shaw Industries and Engineered Floors collaborated on a COVID vaccination event for the workers at their Dalton-area plants recently. Almost 5,000 shots were administered over two weeks in the northwest Georgia city that’s called the “carpet capital of the world.”
The first wave of candidates have thrown their hats in the ring for key Georgia elective offices including lieutenant governor and secretary of state amid bitter partisan battles over the state’s new election law.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Following its decision to pull the All-Star Game from Atlanta, MLB announced yesterday it hold the event at Coors Field in Denver, Colo. The move has led analysts to highlights the sharp contrast between Georgia's new election law, which creates hurdles for voting by mail, and Colorado’s laws, which sends absentee ballot applications forms to every legal voter.
Both Republican and Democratic elections officials in Colorado routinely praise its election system as a “gold standard” for voting across the country, and its turnout rate of 76.4% was second-best among states in 2020, according to the U.S. Elections Project. That’s significantly higher than Georgia’s turnout rate of 67.7%
The change came in response to Georgia's controversial new voting law, which the MLB says is against its values.
A Bibb County sheriff’s deputy was stabbed to death early Tuesday by an apparently handcuffed inmate at the county jail who grabbed a knife the deputy was thought to have had in his possession, officials said.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: The partisan fight to define Georgia’s new election law continues. SB 202 shapes how ballots are cast, votes are processed and who oversees the state’s elections. Our panel attempts to answer your questions while digging into the details of the bill.
When the dust settled from this year’s General Assembly session, environmental advocates were looking at some success but mostly disappointments.
Georgia’s U.S. senators and congressional Democrats are urging the Biden administration to “fully rescind” a health care plan that federal officials first paused in February – and to do so soon.
A study released Monday finds 43,000 children in the U.S. have lost a parent due to COVID-19. Researchers with the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics also find Black children are disproportionately affected.
As controversy swirls over the comprehensive new voting law that drastically alters Georgia’s election system, another battle with equally profound implications looms on the horizon: redistricting.
Monday on Political Rewind: Georgia remains in the center of a national political storm as the country debates the sweeping changes Republicans made to the state’s voting laws. The decision by Major League Baseball to pull the All-Star Game from Atlanta was a stinging rebuke,
A Wellstar advisory board is calling for the nonprofit system to inject more resources and more effort into invigorating the two financially struggling hospitals. This community board believes they can be success stories, with the right vision and partnerships.
School officials around the state have been working since before classes began to identify which students need help and how best to give it to them. One of the biggest obstacles is the looming summer break, a major source of learning loss even in normal years.