Georgia State Politics

Georgia State Politics

GA Govenor will sign $5B tax relief despite Delta spat

Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday afternoon that he would sign the $5 billion tax relief bill despite the state Senate’s decision to remove Deal’s...

Georgia House wants lobbyists to abide by harassment policy

The Georgia House has passed a measure that would require lobbyists working in the Capitol to abide by the same sexual harassment policy as lawmakers.

Delta courted by states amid Georgia tax break threat

The Georgia Legislature looks to block a $40 million-dollar tax break amid Delta's announcement about the airline's decision to no longer honor discounts for...

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.

The Latest: Georgia Democrats say NRA controls state leaders

The Latest on Delta’s decision to cut marketing ties with the National Rifle Association (all times local): 7 p.m. Georgia Democrats have blasted the state’s lieutenant...

Georgia Republicans upset after Delta cuts ties with NRA

Delta’s decision to cut marketing ties with the National Rifle Association has prompted some Georgia Republican lawmakers to question whether the Atlanta-based airline should...

Georgia lawmakers weigh gun control proposals

Last week, hundreds of gun control advocates rallied outside the Georgia Capitol, calling for new laws to help put an end to mass shootings. Students staged...

Georgia Senate advances governor’s cash bail overhaul

The Georgia Senate has unanimously passed a measure that would overhaul the state’s misdemeanor bail process. The proposal passed Monday is one of the final...

Georgia House passes governor’s sweeping tax cuts

The Georgia House has passed sweeping tax cuts

Georgia medical marijuana advocate won’t run for re-election

One of the Georgia legislature’s chief advocates for medical marijuana says he will not run for re-election this year.