Georgia state workers who grow their families could have more time off to spend with their bundles of joy thanks to a bill sponsored by the powerful House speaker pro tem that passed the House Thursday 153 to 11.
A bill aiming to make Georgia kids safer online sailed through a Senate committee Tuesday, and with the backing of Lt. Gov. Burt Jones, it appears poised for a full Senate vote.
A controversial bill dubbed Georgia’s version of “Don’t Say Gay” moved forward in a Senate committee Tuesday after three years of work and multiple failures to move, largely over Republican opposition to the inclusion of private schools.
The Senate has passed a tax break on firearm safes, trigger locks and other safety devices as incentives for secure storage – and sometimes gun purchases too – gain traction in Georgia.
The newly appointed chairman of the Georgia State Election Board cast the deciding vote on Tuesday against recommending that state legislators ban no-excuse absentee voting.
Tourism operators like the Okefenokee Swamp Park are taking full advantage of the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge’s natural wonder.
But at the state level, the battle for House Bill 71, the Okefenokee Protection Act spearheaded by GOP state Rep. Darlene Taylor, rages on as Alabama-based company Twins Pines Minerals, plans to dig for titanium in a 582-acre area near the swamp, sparking public outcry since the Alabama company unveiled plans in 2019.
An evidentiary hearing is set to be held this week in Fulton County Superior County Judge Scott McAfee’s courtroom to determine whether District Attorney Fani Willis committed prosecutorial misconduct serious enough to disqualify her from the historic 2020 election interference case.
The National Weather Service has issued flood watches and river flood warnings for many counties across the state on Feb. 12, 2024.
The chairman of a Georgia Senate panel pledged on Friday that his committee will be on a fact finding mission during its investigation into whether Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis misappropriated taxpayer money as she pursued a sweeping felony racketeering case against Donald Trump and a number of his allies.
Georgia lawmakers have cooked up the most corn-troversial bill of the session: a proposal that would crown cornbread as the official state bread.