Gov. Brian Kemp vetoed legislation that would have allowed legislators to control tuition hikes at public universities ahead of Monday’s deadline for signing or rejecting legislation passed by the General Assembly.
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Group Explores Ways to Have Difficult Conversations in Divisive Times
At a time when it’s easy to find something to disagree about, whether it’s politics or social issues, one organization is working to help others have more productive conversations about divisive topics.
Georgia Election Chief Dashes Dems’ Dream of Frontrunner Relevance With March 12, 2024 Primary
Georgia will return to the national political spotlight next spring when the state is scheduled to hold the 2024 presidential primary that could provide a final boost needed for which candidate emerges as the Republican challenger.
Writers’ Strike Could Affect GA Economy, Jobs
Thousands of writers are currently on strike following a breakdown in negotiations with the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.
Georgia Issues a Few Medical Cannabis Licenses at Last, Giving Patients Access ‘Very Soon’
After years of waiting, thousands of patients on Georgia’s medical cannabis registry may soon be able to legally receive their medicine.
Georgia K-12 Panel Could Soon Erase ‘Woke’ Words Like ‘Diverse’ From Training Rules
What’s the difference between diversity and difference? Would you rather your child’s teacher provide equity, inclusiveness and social justice, or fair access, opportunity and advancement for all students?
Georgia Unemployment Rate Stays Steady at 3.1 Percent
Between February and March the unemployment rate in Georgia stayed steady at 3.1 percent.
Georgia Supreme Court Hears Hospital Authority’s Challenge to State Opioid Settlement
A rural south Georgia hospital authority is challenging a 2022 state law that barred local officials from suing opioid manufacturers and distributors.
Georgia Power Customers In for a Shock As Average Monthly Bill Could Rise by $23 by June
Starting in June, Georgia Power customers could experience another bout of sticker shock when they get their monthly bill as the state’s largest utility seeks to recoup billions of dollars in unbudgeted fuel expenses.
Governor Signs Bipartisan Legislation to Conserve Georgia Farmland
Gov. Brian Kemp has signed off on a new conservation program that is meant to stem the loss of farmland in Georgia.