On the Thursday Dec. 1 edition of the Georgia Today podcast: Georgia leads the country in new AIDS infections, Herschel Walker visits North Georgia, and Delta is hiring thousands
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.
The Blue Ridge Republican, who died Nov. 16 at 68, was one of the most powerful and respected politicians in Georgia.
Friday on Political Rewind: Legislators from all walks of life worked with Speaker David Ralston in the legislature. Today, three of them join the show to remember him and think ahead to what his absence will mean for the next session.
After news of House Speaker David Ralston’s death, tributes and memories of the Blue Ridge Republican have poured in from politicians.
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.
Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge), 73rd Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives, passed away today following an extended illness. He was 68 years old.
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.
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.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: In their last session, Georgia legislators passed a bipartisan bill to improve access to mental health services. This past week saw further progress with the launch of the 988 phone line, an emergency mental health crisis line, part of a new national network.
Gov. Brian Kemp signed the state's $30.2 billion fiscal year 2023 budget, which goes into effect July 1, 2022.
Friday on Political Rewind: Monday is the start of early voting in Georgia’s primaries. Last night, Gov. Brian Kemp and David Perdue took to the debate stage again to battle it out over the GOP gubernatorial nomination. Meanwhile, Stacey Abrams continues to focus on expanding health care on the campaign trail.
The Mental Health Parity Act is headed to the governor’s desk after both the House and the Senate passed the bill unanimously on Wednesday.
Republican leaders announce the state will pull investments from Russia.