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USDA grants mean lower energy bills for some GA households

A Georgia group is using some U.S. Department of Agriculture Housing Preservation Grant funding to help people stay in and better afford their homes, while also saving energy. It’s one of more than 200 projects transforming rural housing, infrastructure and economic conditions with federal funds.

Georgia GOP lawmakers steam ahead with new political maps, Dems predict collision with court review

Georgia Republican senators voted Tuesday in favor of a controversial congressional map after deflecting criticism that the redrawn districts unfairly target a Democratic congresswomen while also conflicting with a federal judge’s order directing the state to remedy voting rights violations against Black voters.