Thursday afternoon, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp made a preemptive move to prepare for the possibility of a repeat of the violence last weekend in downtown Atlanta, where protesters destroyed a police vehicle and businesses in response to an activist who was killed Jan. 18 at the planned police training center in Dekalb County known as 'Cop City.'
A stopgap measure will keep ambulance services running in Augusta after the end of January.
Georgia foster care officials have placed more than 400 children in hotels over the past six-months.
State regulators have given Georgia Power a permit to begin long term storage of coal ash at one of its shuttered power plants.
Thursday on Political Rewind: In his State of the State speech, Gov. Brian Kemp pledged to crack down on violent crime and laid out his plan for Georgia's surplus. Democrats responded, saying the funds should strengthen social safety nets. Meanwhile, there are continued efforts to stop mining in the Okefenokee.
Gov. Brian Kemp delivered his annual State of the State address Wednesday, saying Georgia has never been stronger and more resilient.
Details are beginning to emerge about how the Georgia Department of Corrections will use the $600 million allocated to it in last year’s budget to modernize its prisons.
Governor Brian Kemp delivered his annual state of the state address Wednesday, saying Georgia has never been stronger.
DeKalb County prosecutors won't be involved in charging decisions concerning an officer-involved shooting of a protester.
State officials are getting involved after Augusta's ambulance provider said it's ceasing its operations there at the end of the month.
Penalties arose from Zoom webinars that contained what prosecutors described as false advertising.
A Fulton County prosecutor argued Tuesday against immediately releasing a report by a special grand jury.
Sixty Democratic state lawmakers have signed on to a bill to repeal Georgia’s abortion law, which limits the procedure around six-weeks into pregnancy.
Atlanta on Monday began its annual count of people facing homelessness.
A Fulton County prosecutor today argued against immediately releasing a special grand jury's report on election interference.
Budget experts say Governor Kemp's narrow expansion of Medicaid doesn't save as much money as full Medicaid expansion.
Atlanta yesterday began its annual count of people facing homelessness, with groups working day and night to number their plight.
Under the American Rescue Plan, the state would qualify for a bump in its Medicaid match for two years if it expanded Medicaid, which the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute estimates would be worth at least $700 million. And that would cover the first two years of enrollment.
Educators say helping homeless students find a stable address is incredibly important. But before that can happen, there has to be agreement that kids are even homeless in the first place.
Violent protest in downtown Atlanta after last week's shooting of an environmental activist is putting political leaders in the spotlight.
A state judge is weighing how much should be made public from a report from a special grand jury probe into election interference.
Law enforcement officers and mental health professionals will create Middle Georgia's first mental health co-responder unit.
Monday on Political Rewind: There's been a dramatic escalation of violence between law enforcement and opponents of the planned Atlanta Police and Fire Training Center. Meanwhile, pro-choice activists protested on the 50th anniversary of the now-defunct Roe v. Wade decision.
The Fulton County Board of Health partnered with local organizations StopHIVATL and the Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition to give out fentanyl test strips to save lives from drug overdose, which continues to add to a decrease in life expectancy nationwide.
Georgia's rising political prominence could mean more money, attention and investment in businesses across the state.
Authorities say there is no body camera footage of a deadly Wednesday shootout that injured a state trooper and killed an activist.
Georgia's new House Speaker laid out his positions on several key issues in a wide-ranging news conference yesterday.
Fulton County health officials will partner with organizations to provide fentanyl test strips so people can check their drugs.