In the final scheduled hearing of the Senate Committee on Education and Youth before Crossover Day Wednesday, senators passed bills aimed at removing “harmful materials” from school libraries and eliminating sex education for fourth-graders and younger.
A south Georgia lawmaker whose district borders the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge has filed a new bill calling for a three-year moratorium on new surfacing mining permits in areas of Georgia that today sit untouched.
A long-awaited health care proposal from House leaders would ease health care business regulations in some cases, but the measure is just as notable for what it does not do: expand Medicaid.
A new bill from Atlanta City Council aims to decrease traffic deaths with safer intersections and support from the Atlanta Department of Transportation.
Every year, Georgia lawmakers come to Atlanta to make laws. But what if regular Georgians could directly participate in drafting legislation? That’s what some Democratic House members are asking with longshot legislation seeking to amend the state constitution and allow voters to directly weigh in on state laws during elections.
Clayton State University’s dental clinic in Morrow is helping bridge the gap in access to dental care.
A push to expand community solar in Georgia is running into opposition from the state’s largest electric utility, which has been under pressure in recent years to increase rooftop solar.
Fulton County Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee is expected to decide in the coming days whether District Attorney Fani Willis can continue prosecuting the case against former President Donald Trump that charges him with leading a conspiracy to overturn Georgia’s 2020 election.
Lawmakers rushed to respond late in last year’s legislative session when a landowner along the Flint River successfully argued in court that he has control over who can cast a line in the popular fishing spot.
Fulton County special prosecutor Nathan Wade on Thursday disputed the claim made by a former friend of the district attorney, Fani Willis, that Wade and Willis had a romantic relationship prior to Wade’s appointment to work on the 2020 presidential election interference case.