There will be multiple new Georgia laws going into effect today. July 1 has traditionally served as a big day for major legislation because it is connected to the start of the new fiscal year. […]
Atlanta (WAOK)- Applicants for food stamps and welfare may now have to get drug tested and pay for it, if Governor Nathan Deal signs a bill passed Thursday in the General Assembly. The applicants would […]
Republican State Representative Greg Morris has found his legislative “fight”, poor people; not fighting FOR the poor but AGAINST them. Instead of sponsoring legislation for more jobs or improved schools, he has presented a bill […]
Georgia lawmakers have voted to keep so-called e-cigarettes out of the hands of minors.
A key Georgia lawmaker says a provision that would have allowed students to carry weapons on public college campuses will be dropped from a revised gun bill expected to be introduced soon.
Starting Monday, January 13, Moral Monday’s will begin in Georgia. A movement in which activists from across the state will descend on the state capitol to protest for moral issues such as Medicaid, Unemployment Benefits, […]
ATLANTA (WAOK/AP)-A proposed gun law has changed as it makes it way through the Georgia House. Guns would not be allowed by default in bars and churches, though they could be carried on college campuses […]
ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia House has passed a state spending plan that trims many government agencies, but largely insulates public schools from cuts. The 159-15 vote sends the $40.9 billion budget to the Senate. […]
ATLANTA (AP) — The clock is ticking for Georgia state lawmakers seeking to pass legislation this year. Thursday marks a key deadline. Under an internal rule, legislation not adopted by one chamber in the General […]
ATLANTA (AP) — A Republican state Senator has introduced a bill allowing local school boards to decide whether to let elementary school employees carry guns on campus The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Sen. Ronald B. Ramsey […]