Georgia State Politics

Georgia State Politics

Georgia leaders pitch Atlanta as site for new Army command

Georgia lawmakers are urging military leaders to locate a major U.S. Army project in Atlanta. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Georgia’s congressional delegation cites the city’s proximity...

Georgia lawmakers mull paper ballot voting system

As Georgia lawmakers consider scrapping electronic voting machines for a system that uses paper ballots, a razor-thin margin in a U.S. House race over 500 miles away in Western Pennsylvania has highlighted a crucial distinction between the two systems: the presence of an auditable paper trail.

Pence takes short St. Patrick’s Day stroll in Savannah

Vice President Mike Pence strolled Saturday in the South’s largest St. Patrick’s Day parade, where a few lucky fans behind sidewalk barricades got hugs...

Savannah mayor used St. Pat’s visit to lobby Pence on harbor

The mayor of Savannah says he used Vice President Mike Pence’s weekend visit for St. Patrick’s Day to lobby for federal funding to deepen...

Georgia joins 13 other states supporting Indiana’s right to enforce immigration laws

Attorney General Chris Carr recently joined a 13-state coalition in support of Indiana’s right to defend and enforce its sanctuary cities law.

University to honor US Rep. John Lewis’ civil rights work

U.S. Rep. John Lewis will be honored for his civil rights accomplishments by a university in Ohio. Miami University will award its Freedom Summer of...

Savannah spent $4,512 sprucing up City Hall for Pence visit

Savannah officials say they spent $4,512 sprucing up City Hall for Vice President Mike Pence’s visit on St. Patrick’s Day. A city news release Monday...

Mike Pence to visit Savannah, Georgia, for St. Patrick’s Day

Vice President Mike Pence to visit Savannah on St. Patrick's Day.

Democratic lawmakers stage ‘walkout’ at Georgia Capitol

Democratic lawmakers stage ‘walkout’ at Georgia Capitol

Deal: February tax revenues up 4.8 percent

Gov. Nathan Deal announced last week that Georgia’s net tax collections for February totaled $1.23 billion, for an increase of nearly $55.9 million, or...