Lawmakers considered several measures this session that critics argued were tone deaf and ignored the pleas for police reform that followed 2020’s string of high-profile shootings of Black Americans. By the time the ceremonial tattered papers flew shortly after midnight, legislators had
If you’ve been on Twitter today or watched the news, you’ve probably encountered the phrase “Sine Die.” Today is Sine Die for lawmakers under the Gold Dome in Atlanta. It is the last day for bills to be passed into state law
Georgia would observe standard time all year long under legislation that cleared a state Senate committee Wednesday. Senate Bill 100 would do away with the current practice of switching back and forth between standard time and daylight saving time every six months.
A bill aimed at preventing Georgia city and county governments from making deep cuts in the budgets of their local police agencies advanced in the Georgia House of Representatives Tuesday. Sponsored by state Rep. Houston Gaines, R-Athens, the bill would limit local governments from
The Gist: Four republican lawmakers are calling for a special session of the state legislature to address “structural issues” with the state’s voting system prior to the Jan. 5 Senate runoff election. The Players: The four state senators are Greg Dolezal of