Advocates of House Bill 191 argue higher tobacco taxes will reduce the number of smokers and save on health care costs, but other anti-smoking advocates say we need to do more to combat the physical, economical, and racist effects.
Mayor Eric Adams announced this week that officials will begin hospitalizing more homeless people by involuntarily providing care to those deemed to be in "psychiatric crisis."
Georgia's top candidates are campaigning in communities dominated by their own supporters as they seek to boost turnout amid heavy early voting statewide. Both sides are trying to pry votes out of every cranny, knowing that even as more than 4 million people are likely to vote by Nov. 8, the outcome could be decided by mere thousands of ballots.
Both Republican incumbent Brian Kemp and Democratic challenger Stacey Abrams are touting education proposals in Georgia's race for governor. But polls show K-12 education trailing among voter concerns in Georgia this year.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp will call for tax breaks in the first major policy proposals of his reelection campaign. Kemp on Thursday plans to propose another state income tax rebate and renew a long dormant state property tax break.
Policy experts with the nonprofit Georgia Budget and Policy Institute are hoping lawmakers pass an equitable budget that restores cuts made during the pandemic and invests in public health and education.
On this episode of "Battleground: Ballot Box," we take a look at voter registration, demographic changes and why Georgia is an electoral battleground.
The Bipartisan Policy Center released a report Wednesday looking at how federal money is being used to combat the opioid epidemic.
The report builds on one the center released last year, which was the first transparent comprehensive study of its kind tracking opioid resource disbursement.
Telehealth services aren’t new, but they’ve exploded in popularity due to the coronavirus pandemic.
In the majority of Georgia families, mothers are the sole, primary or co-breadwinners, according to the Center for American Progress . But that doesn't...
In the year since President Trump took office, a new wave of social movements has rippled across the country. March for Science Atlanta brings together...