Gov. Nathan Deal
Georgia lawmakers have voted to keep so-called e-cigarettes out of the hands of minors.
Republicans were poised Tuesday to make it even tougher for Georgia to expand a government health insurance program for the poor, undercutting a big part of an overhaul backed by Democratic President Barack Obama.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has outlined an action plan to address future severe weather events based on an internal review he ordered after Georgia was caught unprepared for a winter storm in late January.
Georgia’s governor says at least one person has died from weather-related causes during a storm that dumped ice, snow and freezing rain on northern and central Georgia.
With memories of thousands of vehicles gridlocked for hours on icy metro Atlanta highways fresh in their minds, officials north Georgia prepared Monday for another round of winter weather, with the governor declaring a state of emergency for 14 counties.
Students spent the night on buses or at schools, commuters abandoned their cars or idled in them all night and the highways-turned-parking lots iced over when a winter storm slammed the city, creating a treacherous traffic jam that lasted into Wednesday.
An attorney for two people who received federal grand jury subpoenas for documents related to a state probe of ethics complaints against Gov. Nathan Deal says those documents are being sent.
Emma Collins, a licensed massage therapist from Ellijay, was hopeful about the new federal health care law after struggling in recent years to find insurance coverage because her artificial heart valve is considered a pre-existing condition.
Georgia’s Supreme Court has ruled that a law the governor used earlier this year to remove six members of the DeKalb County school board is constitutional.
On the day consumers start perusing newly launched federal online health exchanges, Republican governors who oppose President Barack Obama’s insurance overhaul have been largely silent. But the law is going into effect without them.