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Friday, February 23, 2018

Georgia Senate united in renaming ‘Runaway Negro Creek’

The Georgia Senate has called on the federal government to change the name of a small body of water known as Runaway Negro Creek.

Panel supports bill to combat distracted driving in Georgia

“What we want to do here is not just pass a law, pass a regulation: We want to start a culture change,” Carson said. “This is the DUI issue of our generation.”

Georgia may drop voting machines for paper ballots

Would changing back to paper ballots in GA create another "hanging chad" moment?

GOP Lawmakers Want to Mandate Opioid Addicition Treatment in Insurance

A handful of state lawmakers want to require insurance companies to pay for opioid addiction treatment. State Representative Karen Mathiak, the lead sponsor of the...

Georgia officials deny endorsing candidate for governor

Abrams released a statement apologizing, saying that a staffer was responsible for the error.

Georgia’s toxic sites await cleanup as funds are diverted

Georgia has more than 500 hazardous sites in need of costly cleanup, but an analysis of state spending shows that it routinely shorts the trust fund that’s supposed to pay for them.

Jimmy Carter ‘deathly afraid’ as wife underwent surgery

“I was deathly afraid,” Carter said. “I prayed for three hours.”

Natural resources legislative update

There are multiple outdoor related bills making their way through the Georgia General Assembly this year. Some are fairly mundane, others seem needless and...

Trump names Georgia sheriff, police chief as US marshals

President Donald Trump has chosen a Georgia sheriff and a former police chief to fill vacant U.S. marshal posts in the state.

Georgia Senate backs plan forming city of Eagle’s Landing

The push for city-hood around the state continues...
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