Lawmakers in the state House and Senate OK'd several controversial bills on a key day of the 2024 legislative session.
The Georgia House of Representatives has passed a bill that would call a temporary halt to a sales tax exemption the state has been using since 2018 to attract huge high-tech data centers.
A bill aimed at increasing transparency into Georgia Power customer’s bills has cleared the House Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications Committee ahead of a critical deadline this week.
Host of GPB's Lawmakers, Donna Lowry, talks with Morning Edition's Pamela Kirkland about Crossover Day in the Georgia legislature and the bills that Republicans and Democrats hope to push bills through their chambers before this year's deadline. Lawmakers features a special episode tonight at 7 p.m. on GPB-TV.
The Georgia Senate approved a plan on Tuesday that would allow Georgians to decide at the ballot box in November whether legalized sports betting should be allowed in the state.
Both chambers moved through the rules calendar quickly to pass as many bills as possible before Crossover Day. And Senate Minority Leader Gloria Butler announced her retirement.
Georgia’s automatic voter registration has put almost all eligible citizens on the rolls, but now some Republicans want to turn that system off.
Three Republicans and an independent have qualified for an April 9 election in Georgia House District 139 to replace late state Rep. Richard Smith, who died in January.
The state House Governmental Affairs Committee unanimously supported a bill Thursday requiring public disclosure of any content that political campaigns and candidates pay celebrities and other social media influencers to post.
Passing the budget becomes the legislative priority, and Kemp signs the Hate Crimes Law.
On the Thursday February 29th edition of Georgia Today: Today is crossover day at the State Capitol we'll look at what that means for pending legislation before lawmakers; A bill to allow an opioid reversing drug in schools is moving forward after passage in the Senate; And a new book promises to shake up our understanding of the founder of Georgia. We'll talk to the author.
As President Biden has been out on the road, where he stops for a bite to eat says a lot about his campaign, and the voters he's trying to reach.
President Joe Biden will make his election-year State of the Union address on Thursday amid foreign conflicts and domestic uncertainty. We want to hear what's on your mind.