Late action in the 2023 legislative session revived hopes for supporters of sports betting in Georgia.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: The family of Manuel Terán said an independent autopsy created more questions than answers. They're suing the city of Atlanta for more information. Meanwhile, 500 Georgia health care providers oppose Senate Bill 140, which would ban gender-affirming care for minors.
Monday on Political Rewind: It's Crossover Day under the Dome. Today, several high profile bills are on the line at the Legislature. Our panel breaks down the latest.
On Day 21 of the 2023 legislative session, the Senate Economic Development and Tourism Committee passed a bill that aims to create a pathway for legal gambling in Georgia.
Georgia lawmakers are pushing bills that would allow sports betting and horse race betting without a state constitutional amendment. They argue such gambling be legal under the authority of Georgia's state lottery. The House bill would allow sports betting only.
Monday on Political Rewind: Republican legislators proposed bills that would make it easier to remove what they call "corrupt prosecutors" from district attorney's offices. Meanwhile, the DNC approved a new primary calendar that moves Georgia's earlier — though Gov. Brian Kemp previously said he wouldn't support the move.
Georgia Sen. Billy Hickman (R-Statesboro) and Rep. Billy Mitchell (D-Stone Mountain) join GPB's Donna Lowry on Lawmakers to discuss sports betting.
Gambling legislation could find a friendlier audience in the state legislature this session.
A poll of likely Georgia voters found more support for casino gambling than online sports gambling.
The Stacey Abrams’ campaign has released a series of 15-second and 30-second ads that focus on her support for allowing sports betting and casino gambling while lampooning Governor Brian Kemp for his opposition.
Georgia voters could decide in November whether they want to allow betting on sports and horse racing, as well casino gambling. A state House committee on Monday passed a proposed constitutional amendment, as well as a bill that would legalize sports betting on college and pro sports.
The Georgia State Senate passed two pieces of online gambling legislation on Friday that now move onto the House for consideration.
Legislation legalizing online sports betting in Georgia passed a committee in the state House of Representatives Tuesday. The House Economic Development & Tourism Committee voted 20-6 in favor of moving forward a bill that enjoys the backing of a coalition of Atlanta’s four pro sports teams, the Braves, Falcons, Hawks and Atlanta United.
Friday on Political Rewind , President Trump says he is considering naming Georgia Congressman Doug Collins permanent director of national intelligence....
Four of the major league professional sports teams based in Atlanta are teaming up to push for legalization of some forms of sports betting in Georgia....