White House principal deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre spoke to GPB News' Sarah Rose on Friday about the proposed American Rescue Plan set forth by the Biden administration, currently making its way through Congress.
The tension between Georgia voter access and GOP lawmakers’ efforts to defuse perceptions of election irregularities last year continued to build Thursday as protesters, Democrats and civil rights groups denounced Republican legislation intended to restrict access to the ballot box.
Gov. Brian Kemp on Thursday announced that, effective March 8, all educators and school staff of both public and private schools are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination in Georgia. This, however, does not include college professors.
The Georgia State Senate unanimously passed legislation to make easier the path to get off probation.
Nearly 80 bills and resolutions have been filed in the Georgia legislature that would change the way Georgians vote, including two omnibus measures working their way through the chambers. What would voting look like if these proposals were approved?
“Defund the police” became a rallying cry at protests in the wake of last summer’s wave of killings of Black people at the hands of law enforcement, and Republican lawmakers are pressing ahead with a new bill intended to stop that cry from becoming reality in communities across Georgia.
An omnibus voting bill filed in the Georgia Senate this week that proposed ending no-excuse absentee voting could be pared down after outcry from voting rights groups and concern from Democrats and some Republicans.
A 25-page bill filed by Senate Republican leadership would give Georgia one of the most restrictive absentee-by-mail voting laws in the country after record-setting turnout helped Democrats flip both U.S. Senate seats and gave Joe Biden a victory.
Officials from a handful of Georgia cities across the state are decrying legislation that would stop them from ever banning certain types of fuel connections, like natural gas hookups, as they try to hash out plans to reduce carbon emissions locally.
COVID-19 has created a massive backlog in Georgia’s criminal courts, and lawmakers are proposing to allow judges to temporarily suspend a defendant’s right to a speedy trial under state law.
Four mass vaccination sites are now open across the state. They’re being run by the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency.
Four mass vaccination sites are opening in Georgia in areas targeted to help high-risk populations.
Gov. Brian Kemp is throwing his support behind anti-street racing legislation.
Illegal street racing in Georgia faces toughened penalties and repeat offenders could have their cars confiscated under legislation pushed by Gov. Brian Kemp.
Gov. Brian Kemp says within the next two weeks more Georgians will be eligible to register for vaccination appointments via myvaccinegeorgia.com.