WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is sending Congress his long-awaited budget, an effort to achieve an elusive “grand bargain” to tame runaway deficits that have soared above $1 trillion for each of the past […]
Alabama lawmakers late Tuesday gave final passage to a measure placing stricter regulations on clinics that provide abortions.
Backers of a newly adopted ordinance requiring gun ownership in a small north Georgia town acknowledge they were largely seeking to make a point about gun rights.
A north Georgia city is set to vote on an ordinance that would make gun ownership mandatory.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles has appointed a new director for its field operations division. David Morrison will lead the division responsible for the supervision of nearly 24,000 parolees across […]
ATLANTA (AP) — A proposal to change Georgia’s gun laws would close one loophole potentially allowing mentally ill people to purchase firearms. Still, state judges are concerned the proposal could open another gap allowing mentally […]
ATLANTA (AP) — State officials have announced extended jobless benefits for the unemployed are being reduced because of automatic budget cuts. Georgia Department of Labor Spokesman Sam Hall Monday said the U.S. Department of Labor […]
WASHINGTON (AP/WAOK) — The Supreme Court is wrestling with the fate of a section of a landmark civil rights law that has helped millions of Americans exercise their right to vote. In an argument at the court on Wednesday, liberal […]
ATLANTA (AP) — A spokeswoman for a suburban Atlanta school system says excitement is building as President Obama plans to visit an early childhood learning center there. Decatur City Schools spokeswoman Courtney Burnett says Obama […]
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 […]