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Rashad Richey

Rashad Richey Wants To Know: Are You Serious?

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 […]

WAOK-AM–03/20/2014

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Bill Being Reviewed To Allow Firefighters To Have Guns On Duty

Legislation proposed in the Georgia House would allow firefighters in the state to carry guns while on duty as long as they gain permission from their employer.

01/23/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange Healthcare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Ga. Lawmakers Plan Legislation To Block Care Act

Four Republican state representatives are set to outline legislation they’ll propose during the 2014 session to block state agencies from implementing any provision of the Affordable Care Act.

12/16/2013

Abortion rights activists shout slogans on day two of the Democratic National Convention (DNC), in Charlotte, N.C. on Sept. 5, 2012. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Abortion Returns To Forefront For 2014 Elections

With no immediate hope of overturning the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision legalizing abortion, Republicans around the country are increasingly pushing legislation to restrict the procedure, and Democrats say they’ll make the GOP pay in coming elections.

07/14/2013

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Changes to Local and National Gun Legislation

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 […]

WAOK-AM–03/20/2013

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State Wants Delay In Career Path Program

ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia high school students would get a one-year delay before being required to pick a career path under a bill passed by House lawmakers. House lawmakers voted 162-1 on Tuesday to approve […]

WAOK-AM–01/24/2012

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Hot Issues at the General Assembly

Legislators showed up at the state capital today ready to get to work on the 2012 general assembly session. Lawmakers have their work cut out for them over the next 40 days . According to […]

WAOK-AM–01/09/2012

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