by Kristi Swartz, Georgia Recorder Brionte´ McCorkle was “furious” when a federal appeals court ruled in late November that Georgia could keep its current method of electing its powerful utility regulators. She punched her kickboxing heavy bag so hard that it broke. “I busted the bag, I was that mad,” she said. But, McCorkle added, “We’re not …
This Friday is the last day to sign up for health insurance through the federal marketplace to kick off the new year with coverage.
An agreement between the states of Georgia and Alabama in a yearslong water dispute is being celebrated for where it came about: outside of a courtroom.
An effort to block the construction of a new public safety training center in Atlanta through a ballot referendum might have enough valid petition signers to move forward, according to a new analysis from GPB and three partner newsrooms. But legal and logistical hurdles remain.
According to a new report called The State of Local News, there are 21 counties in the state without any news sources, and another 116 counties only have one outlet.
Former Republican Vice President Mike Pence tops the list of noteworthy potential witnesses who Fulton County prosecutors could put on the witness stand in the 2020 presidential election interference trial for Donald Trump and his co-defendants.
Research in Georgia is getting a boost to help enhance the lives of people living with Alzheimer’s disease and provide better support.
According to the Georgia Department of Labor, the state’s unemployment rate held steady at 3.4% in October. Notably, Georgia’s unemployment rate was five-tenths lower than the national unemployment rate. The state’s labor force set a new peak at 5,349,119, rising by 9,862 in October and by 116,549 over the past 12 months. The labor force …
Georgia Republican senators voted Tuesday in favor of a controversial congressional map after deflecting criticism that the redrawn districts unfairly target a Democratic congresswomen while also conflicting with a federal judge’s order directing the state to remedy voting rights violations against Black voters.
Georgia’s pump prices are on the rise following the return of the state’s fuel tax. Governor Brian Kemp had initially suspended the tax in September through an executive order, citing elevated gas prices as an emergency for residents of Georgia. Governor Kemp’s decision to suspend the fuel tax resulted in a monthly loss exceeding $150 …