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Georgia’s sweeping new overhaul of election laws threatens the fundamental right to vote, freedom of speech and the separation of powers, according to a federal lawsuit filed Monday.
Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan headshot -dark-haired man poses with arms crossed wearing light blue shirt and red tie in front of American flag
“It always feels coldest right before the sun rises," Duncan said in a statement released Monday. “I believe that is the exact moment in time the Republican Party is caught in right now, and I am committed to being a part of creating those better days ahead for our conservative party all across this country.”
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ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced Tuesday that he wants another four years as the state's top lawyer, spurning a chance to run for higher office. The 49-year-old Republican pledged to work with...
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Gov. Brian Kemp on Monday signed a 2022 Georgia state budget that restores some money to K-12 education, increases some mental health funding, and pays nursing home operators more.
Georgia girls' STEM program:; young blonde girl in blue bouseholds her drone
Fly Girls is the brainchild of Dr. Sally Creel, STEM and Innovation Supervisor for Cobb County, Georgia Schools. Creel is passionate about increasing the number of women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.” Their insights, perspectives and voices are too valuable not to be heard,” she said.
Gold DomeCapitol building Atlanta, Georgia - aerieal view
Gov. Brian Kemp has signed into law a package of legislation aimed at curbing human trafficking. In front of the Home of Hope at Gwinnett Children’s Center Tuesday, Kemp and first lady Marty Kemp commended the Legislature for passing three bills: SB33, SB34 and HB287.
Exterior wall of Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta Georgia
After more than a year of restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mercedes-Benz Stadium will reopen to full capacity on May 15.
cars driving on Georgia Interstate
Police in Georgia say a van carrying 16 people crashed onto its side and was engulfed in flames on an interstate, killing at least six people and injuring 10.
Tractor Right-of-Way Law: Green tractor wit trailler hauling hay bales on public road
Governor Brian Kemp signed a law on April 9 spelling out who has the right of way when there is a tractor on public roadways.
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A Georgia lawmaker’s bid to combat the dramatic rise in opioid-related overdose deaths detected since the start of the coronavirus pandemic will have to wait until next year.