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Open field with a sign that says "Vote Yes! City of EAST COBB."
Cobb County elected officials and staff say they are working to ensure a smooth transition of services if voters approve four new cities.
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In the final episode of Gold Dome Debrief's second season, we wrap up the past 40 days with an overview of the legislative session and a recap on bills to look out for.
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Some Georgia public high school students have limited access to college entrance exams like the SAT or the ACT. But taking these exams can increase their chances of being accepted into universities.
When Stacey Abrams first ran for governor in 2018, her personal finances were questioned but Abrams now reaches millionaire status.
Georgia lawmakers agreed on Monday on a budget to boost spending in K-12 education, universities, mental health and public safety.
Gov. Brian Kemp signed a new mental health bill into law Monday that will help health care systems and improve Georgia's ranking for mental-health services.
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Our tenth episode covers the major bipartisan changes to a bill on voting fraud and the circumstances that expecting parents face when it comes to out-of-pocket expenses throughout a pregnancy.
Lawmakers sit in the House chamber at the Georgia state Capitol on March 15, 2022. (Sarah Swetlik/Fresh Take Georgia)
Major legislation passes through the Georgia House and Senate on the next-to-last day of the session.
The Georgia Senate passed bill 319, that would allow Georgian's to carry a concealed firearm in public without a permit.
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Voters will decide in November's election if they want to legalize gambling in Georgia.