The EPA rule is seemingly simple: Coal ash cannot be left in contact with groundwater. What has been missing is enforcement.
988 will be the ‘911’ for mental health/addiction crisis calls. Georgia preps for the extra load.Ellen Eldridge, GPB News
Establishing 988 as the “911” for suicide prevention and mental health crisis services will make it easier for Georgians in crisis to access the help they need and decrease the stigma surrounding suicide and mental health. It is expected to increase demand on the crisis system twofold.
Addiction recovery community asks state to fund Narcan for EMS workers — especially rural onesEllen Eldridge, GPB News
Organizations that help those in long term recovery from drugs and alcohol are asking state lawmakers for $2 million to help fund Narcan for first responders, especially in more rural parts of the state.
Georgians voice opposition to redistricting changes that affect themStephen Fowler, David Armstrong, Liset Cruz, GPB News
Hundreds of Georgians have spoken out about proposed legislative maps that were tentatively approved by lawmakers.
Candidates for federal office in Georgia have raked in more than $56 million in contributions since January.
Misinformation is killing Georgians. Many say they don’t know who to trust or why the science keeps changing. That’s why some people refuse to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
Law enforcement and faith leaders will participate in community outreach weekendAllexa Ceballos, GPB News
The second annual National Faith & Blue Weekend is happening this weekend in cities across the state of Georgia and the nation.
Monoclonal antibody treatment still available to Georgians with covid-19, but cases are downEllen Eldridge, GPB News
Gov. Kemp assures Georgians still have access to monoclonal antibody treatment a recent change in the distribution model during a briefing at the Capitol on Thursday.
What Georgia’s first proposed congressional map does — and doesn’t — tell us about redistrictingStephen Fowler, GPB News
A draft proposal of Georgia's new congressional boundaries released by two top Senate Republicans would make one Democratic metro Atlanta swing seat safer while drawing the other into more GOP-friendly exurbs.
Georgia elections officials: Move primary back a month so we can finish redistricting processStephen Fowler, GPB News
Pushing back qualifying and spring primary date is necessary to finish the intricate redistricting process changes required by law says the Georgia Association of Voter Registrations and Elections Officials.
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