Thursday on Political Rewind: Some Georgians are waiting in lines as long as two hours in order to cast their vote early, as a new poll shows Sen. Raphael Warnock slightly ahead of Herschel Walker, but within the margin of error. Meanwhile, the first pre-file ahead of the 2023 legislative session is a response to Georgia's abortion ban.
The widow of former Georgia House Speaker David Ralston is running to fill his vacant legislative seat. Sheree Ralston announced Wednesday that she was running for election in the 7th House District, which covers Fannin and Gilmer counties and part of Dawson County.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Speaker David Ralston died Wednesday surrounded by family. As 73rd Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives, he leaves a strong legacy of bipartisanship. Today on Political Rewind, a panel of journalists who covered the speaker remember his life.
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.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Two days after the midterms, all eyes are on Nevada and Arizona's congressional races. Depending on the outcome, Georgia could decide who controls the Senate. Plus, we look at the voting coalitions that got Kemp reelected and ask what's next for Stacey Abrams.
Republicans maintained their lock on statewide offices and retained their majorities in Georgia's legislature in Tuesday's elections. GOP nominees were elected to all of the other statewide offices besides U.S. senator.
Georgia House Speaker David Ralston is stepping down as speaker at the end of the this year, citing health concerns. The Republican has been speaker since 2010.
July 1 starts a new fiscal year for the state of Georgia, bringing in a new budget and the effective date of laws passed earlier in the year, including many that will affect how Georgia public school students learn.
House Bill 1009, which cleared the Georgia House of Representatives and state Senate overwhelmingly, sets out regulations governing delivery robots, including where and when they can operate and at what speeds, weight limits, and penalties for violators.
Women share abortion experiences, worry about reproductive care in a state with high maternal mortality rates.
One day after signing the $30.2 billion fiscal 2023 spending plan, the governor axed three technical college projects that were to be financed with bonds, including funds to design a logistics, transportation and manufacturing complex at West Georgia Technical College and an advanced manufacturing center at Columbus Technical College.
Starting in the fall, history teachers will be navigating a raft of new laws passed by the state Legislature and signed by Gov. Brian Kemp ostensibly aimed at taking politics out of classrooms.
The agency in charge of Georgia’s medical marijuana program voted unanimously Thursday to turn over responsibility for hearing protests of medical cannabis license awards to the Office of State Administrative Hearings.
Georgia dairy farmers can sell raw, or unpasteurized, milk for human consumption starting in 2023, providing what some farmers say is a much-needed boost for the state’s family farms.
Starting in 2024, the state’s six-bracket income tax rate that tops out today at 5.75% would be flattened and reduced to 5.49%. It would then continue to drop incrementally but only if certain revenue growth indicators are met.