Georgia State Politics

Georgia State Politics

Sunday alcohol sales expansion heads to Georgia governor

A proposal to allow Georgians to purchase alcohol at restaurants and wineries on Sunday mornings is headed to the governor’s desk. House lawmakers voted 97-64...

Only 13 NRA members used discount Delta withdrew

A Delta Air Lines spokesman confirms only 13 members of the National Rifle Association bought discounted tickets using a perk later withdrawn by the airline following the school massacre in Florida.

‘Naked politics’ of punishing Delta could haunt Georgia

Georgia lawmakers’ decision to punish Delta Air Lines for publicly distancing itself from the National Rifle Association was an extraordinary act of political revenge.

Georgia lawmakers weigh gun control proposals

Last week, hundreds of gun control advocates rallied outside the Georgia Capitol, calling for new laws to help put an end to mass shootings. Students staged...

Georgia Senate united in renaming ‘Runaway Negro Creek’

The Georgia Senate has called on the federal government to change the name of a small body of water known as Runaway Negro Creek.

GDOT names Franks new Transportation Investment Act Administrator

Franks was born and raised in Dublin, GA, and is a graduate of Georgia Southern University with a degree in Civil Engineering Technology.

Carr Joins 54 Attorneys General in Supporting Victims of Child Pornography

Attorney General Chris Carr and a bipartisan group of 54 state and territorial attorneys general today called on congressional leaders to pass legislation supporting...

Hate crime legislation back on the table in Georgia

After two versions of hate crime legislation failed to make it out of their respective House committees, it seems hate crime legislation may become...

Georgia House wants lobbyists to abide by harassment policy

The Georgia House has passed a measure that would require lobbyists working in the Capitol to abide by the same sexual harassment policy as lawmakers.

Hidden Predator Bill passes Georgia House

The Georgia House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 605, the Hidden Predator Act, sponsored by State Representative Jason Spencer (R-Woodbine), by a vote...