Georgia Senate

Bill would allow certain medical facilities to grow, process and distribute medical cannabis. (Getty Images)

Georgia Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Senate has overwhelmingly passed a sweeping medical marijuana bill that now goes back to the House for tweaking. Republican Rep. Allen Peake of Macon wrote the House bill that led […]

WAOK-AM–03/24/2015

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Law Enforcement Changes: “Can We Afford Not To Do It?”

State Senator Vincent Fort believes there’s enough momentum in the Georgia Legislature to get his Law Enforcement Reform package through this year. His legislation, introduced in the Georgia Senate and House, would require every law […]

WAOK-AM–02/09/2015

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Streaking Atlanta Hawks Applauded At The Georgia Capitol

Today is Atlanta Hawks Day at the Georgia State Capitol. A recognition well-deserved considering the run that the team is on lately. The Hawks have won 16 games straight. Not only is that a franchise […]

WAOK-AM–01/27/2015

National Democrats are making a $1 million ad buy to support Michelle Nunn against Republican David Perdue. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Democrats Signal Georgia Senate Race Still In Play

With less than 3 weeks before the election, Democrats are spending $1 million on TV ads for Michelle Nunn attacking her Republican opponent David Perdue.

10/15/2014

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Georgia Voters Head to Polls for Primary Election

Today on the WAOK Morning Show, Joyce Little along with Yalanda Lattimore and Patricia Wilson-Smith asked how voters decide to vote for a particular candidate. Is it through research on that candidates policies, or are […]

WAOK-AM–05/20/2014

Anti-abortion protesters attend the March for Life on Jan. 25, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Ga. Senate OKs Bill Restricting Abortion Coverage

The Georgia Senate has voted to approve a bill restricting abortion coverage in plans available through the state health insurance exchange.

03/03/2014

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Ga. Senate Backs Bill Creating Alzheimer’s Registry

The Georgia Senate has endorsed legislation that would establish a state registry of people with Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders.

02/03/2014