Thursday on Political Rewind: State Republicans in the General Assembly are urging the governor to issue an order forbidding schools from imposing mask mandates for students and staff. Meanwhile, President Joe Biden has answered critics within his own party who accused him of failing to take action as a moratorium on evictions expired late last week.
Today on Political Rewind: The spread of the delta variant combined with a continuing low rate of vaccinations have led to a dramatic spike in cases of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. The news can seem scary. We assembled a panel of top public health experts to help demystify the state of the virus today.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms spoke in a press conference Tuesday morning about how COVID-19 is causing a spike in crime which the city hasn’t seen in decades, including a recent stabbing murder of a woman and her dog in Atlanta's Piedmont Park.
U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson said he was prepared for the possibility of being arrested when he joined a protest in Washington, D.C., last month.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Data from hospitals in key regions of Georgia make it clear: A fourth wave of COVID-19, another surge, has begun. Meanwhile, U.S. Senate candidate Gary Black isn’t waiting for Herschel Walker to declare his intentions about running for the senate. Black released an ad this week mocking Walker’s waiting game.
Monday on Political Rewind: Concern about the resurgence of COVID-19 in Georgia is growing as the summer break draws to a close. Meanwhile, congressional leaders in Washington, D.C. allowed the end of an federal eviction moratorium over the weekend.
The Georgia Secretary of State's office will soon move more than 185,000 voter registrations to inactive status, beginning the process for eventual removal from the state's rolls under a federally mandated list maintenance process.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Religious leaders representing more than 1,000 churches staged a voting rights rally at the state Capitol yesterday. They said they will use Georgia’s new election laws as proof that congress must pass federal legislation removing barriers they say limit access to the vote for minority communities.
As part of an ongoing effort by some Republicans and Trump supporters to cast doubt on the legitimacy of the 2020 presidential election, you might have heard something about efforts to conduct a forensic audit on the ballots to prove fraud did — or did not — occur.
Passing the budget becomes the legislative priority, and Kemp signs the Hate Crimes Law.
Ballot drop boxes saw heavy usage in mostly Democratic metro Atlanta counties during their rollout last year, far more than in rural Republican areas of Georgia, election records show.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Voting rights experts are continuing to assess the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in an Arizona voting case. Many believe their decision will further weaken federal laws designed to protect the rights of minority voters. What might that mean for the many challenges to Georgia’s new election law?
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