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Kemp Says 2020 Budget Proposal Includes ‘Common-Sense’ Savings

Kemp Says 2020 Budget Proposal Includes ‘Common-Sense’ Savings

Gov. Brian Kemp told lawmakers Tuesday his $28.1 billion budget includes millions in savings that don’t require drastic cuts to services Georgians need while some agency heads said slashing spending would not be easy. Speaking to the joint House and Senate Appropriations committees, the Republican talked about his spending plan and the listed several examples of streamlining operations.

By Stephen Fowler | January 21, 2020
At 2020 King Commemorative Service, A Push To 'Act Now' For Civil Rights

At 2020 King Commemorative Service, A Push To 'Act Now' For Civil Rights

The youngest daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. said the country needs to take the principles her father espoused and enact them year-round, moving from a “day on” during the holiday to a constant state of fighting for civil rights. “We must act now before it's too late because we are teetering on the edge of losing our collective soul an

By Stephen Fowler | January 20, 2020
Political Rewind: First Week Of 2020 General Assembly Sees News On Budget And Bills In The Works

Political Rewind: First Week Of 2020 General Assembly Sees News On Budget And Bills In The Works

On Friday's Political Rewind , the legislature has recessed at the end of the first week of the 2020 session. Members w
By Bill Nigut | January 17, 2020
Kemp Proposes Record $28.1 Billion State Budget As Some Agencies Face Cuts

Kemp Proposes Record $28.1 Billion State Budget As Some Agencies Face Cuts

Gov. Brian Kemp’s latest budget proposal would increase state spending to $28.1 billion for the next fiscal year, lar
By Stephen Fowler | January 17, 2020
Political Rewind: Gov. Kemp Sets Priorities In 2020 State Of The State Address

Political Rewind: Gov. Kemp Sets Priorities In 2020 State Of The State Address

On Thursday's Political Rewind , we discussed Gov. Brian Kemp’s 2020 State of the State address to the General Assemb
By Bill Nigut | January 16, 2020

Latest Lawmakers Episode

Legislative Day 4 (1/16/2020)

In this special 1-hour Lawmakers, Host Donna Lowry is joined by top political journalists to discuss Governor Brian Kemp’s State of the State Address and the Democratic response. Lawmakers Capitol Correspondent Tamara Banks gets State of the State reaction from legislators.

Premiere Date: January 17, 2020 | Runtime: 00:57:12

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POLITICAL REWIND

Political Rewind: New Polling Takes Temperature On Impeachment Favor Among Georgians

Political Rewind: New Polling Takes Temperature On Impeachment Favor Among Georgians

On Tuesday's Political Rewind , the impeachment trial of President Trump begins and Georgia congressional delegates play key roles. New polling from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and CNN checks on Georgia and national opinions on a range of issues, including impeachment.

By Bill Nigut | January 21, 2020

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Political Rewind Special Edition: Reconstruction And Era Of Jim Crow

Political Rewind Special Edition: Reconstruction And Era Of Jim Crow

On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we bring you a special episode of Political Rewind . Atlanta History Center curator
By Bill Nigut | January 20, 2020
Political Rewind: First Week Of 2020 General Assembly Sees News On Budget And Bills In The Works

Political Rewind: First Week Of 2020 General Assembly Sees News On Budget And Bills In The Works

On Friday's Political Rewind , the legislature has recessed at the end of the first week of the 2020 session. Members w
By Bill Nigut | January 17, 2020
Political Rewind: Gov. Kemp Sets Priorities In 2020 State Of The State Address

Political Rewind: Gov. Kemp Sets Priorities In 2020 State Of The State Address

On Thursday's Political Rewind , we discussed Gov. Brian Kemp’s 2020 State of the State address to the General Assemb
By Bill Nigut | January 16, 2020

Election 2020

How Leaders In Houston County Are Preparing For The 2020 Census

How Leaders In Houston County Are Preparing For The 2020 Census

With just under 100 days until Census Day, communities across Georgia are working to get the word out about the population count that happens every 1

By Robert Jimison | January 14, 2020
Political Rewind: Georgia Budgeting, Election Year Politics May Color New Legislative Session

Political Rewind: Georgia Budgeting, Election Year Politics May Color New Legislative Session

On Monday's Political Rewind , the General Assembly has begun its 2020 session. Major themes are likely to include significant budget cuts and the l

By Bill Nigut | January 13, 2020
Political Rewind: Georgia's 2020 Legislature Meets Next Week. What Can You Expect?

Political Rewind: Georgia's 2020 Legislature Meets Next Week. What Can You Expect?

Friday on Political Rewind , Georgia legislators are set to take up residence at the state Capitol once again next week. The 2020 session o

By Bill Nigut | January 10, 2020
Political Rewind: 7th District Race Provides Insight Into Democratic Strategy

Political Rewind: 7th District Race Provides Insight Into Democratic Strategy

Today on Political Rewind , Iran and the stalemate over an impeachment trial dominate national news today. As always, we’ll look at those

By Bill Nigut | January 8, 2020
Georgia Touts Federal Election Data On Voter Registration

Georgia Touts Federal Election Data On Voter Registration

There’s a new report from the federal government that has some surprising data about last fall’s election. According to the latest Elec

By GPB News | July 31, 2019

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