Georgia State Politics

Georgia State Politics

Girl Scouts want Georgia bridge named after founder

Georgia’s Girl Scouts may be earning a new badge for persistence. Standing beside a bipartisan group of legislators, a small group of scouts returned to...

WATCH: Hunter Hill Releases Second TV Ad

Hunter Hill has released his second ad in the Republican race for Governor of Georgia.

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...

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...

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...

Long-serving Republican Ehrhart retiring from Georgia House

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

Georgia high court seeks to end excessive delays in appeals

Georgia’s highest court is instructing judges, lawyers and others to come up with a rule to prevent unnecessary delays in the criminal appeals process after seeing many cases that languished for 10 years or longer.

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.

Georgia Bill: Local authorities must help enforce immigration law

Critics say the measure is unconstitutional, harmful to immigrant communities and could result in people being held unlawfully.

Lawmakers Lose Footing, Flip Flop on Special Interest Bill

Some Georgia lawmakers flip flopped on a multi-million dollar tax break last week, struggling to find their footing on legislation that would benefit two...