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Longtime State Rep. Tyrone Brooks Says 2015 Session Will Be His Last

“I am moving to Monroe” – that’s why Georgia State Representative Tyrone Brooks says the 2015 legislative session will likely be his last. Brooks, who has represented Atlanta at the Georgia Capitol for 35 years, […]

WAOK-AM–02/09/2015

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Georgia’s Oldest and Largest Civil Rights Organization on a Resurgence

The Georgia NAACP says it is serious about training the next set of civil rights leaders. State Conference Chairman Dr. Francys Johnson says, “Our country is at a crossroads” and that they want to “ensure […]

WAOK-AM–01/23/2015

budget

Ga. Lawmakers Approve Midyear Budget

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia General Assembly has approved a $19.3 billion midyear budget, which now awaits a signature from Gov. Nathan Deal. The budget — which runs through June 30 — includes an extra […]

03/06/2013

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Wild Hog Supper Tonight

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia General Assembly’s annual session doesn’t convene until Monday. But, unofficially, it begins Sunday night. And lawmakers will do it in fine Southern style: booze, food, fun and, of course, more than a […]

WAOK-AM–01/13/2013

Senator Emanuel Jones

Senator Emanuel Jones discusses the 2010 Georgia General Assembly on Powertalk! 

05/17/2010

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