Georgia State Politics

Georgia State Politics

Sheriffs Show Support for Brian Kemp in Governor’s Race

24 Sheriffs and former Sheriffs from around the state joined in endorsing Secretary of State and Republican candidate for Governor Brian Kemp on Monday. From...

Georgia Senate advances governor’s cash bail overhaul

The Georgia Senate has unanimously passed a measure that would overhaul the state’s misdemeanor bail process. The proposal passed Monday is one of the final...

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...

‘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.

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.

Long-serving Republican Ehrhart retiring from Georgia House

The Georgia House’s longest-serving Republican is retiring.

Georgia House backs push to keep lottery winners anonymous

Georgia lottery players who win big can stay anonymous under a proposal approved by the state House. The House voted 173-1 on Monday in favor...

Georgia House passes governor’s sweeping tax cuts

The Georgia House has passed sweeping tax cuts

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.

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...