House Bill 92 would decrease early voting days from 45 to 21. Bill has bipartisan support and could save smaller counties a lot of money. Early voting was extended in 2008.
Local cleanup cost totals are coming-in from around the state for the winter storm that hit Georgia three weeks ago. And it does not appear any communities will be in-line for federal reimbursement.
Proposed legislation would make it illegal to pull money from citizen's bank accounts without their permission. The legislation was proposed after a computer glitch took thousands of dollars in state tax refunds from taxpayer's bank accounts last week.
Georgia was one of 26 states that sued the federal government over healthcare reform. Since the judge did not halt the law from taking effect in his ruling, Deal says Georgia must continue to plan for it.
There is a bill in the state house that has similar provisions as the controversial Arizona law.
State lawmakers expected new fees to generate millions more dollars than they're actually generating. Lawmakers expected an extra $200 paid by the state's worst speed violators to bring in $23 million. It's actually bringing in about $10 million.
The new head of the state Democratic Party says the group is in “a very difficult spot”. But Mike Berlon says there's a plan in place to rebuild the party's infrastructure and reach in the state.
A new bill requiring zero based budgeting will be introduced in the state House today. It would require state agencies to justify their budgets from the ground up.
Republican State Rep. filed bill to ban all abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Hours after a Senate attempt to undo an outgoing veto be ex-Gov. Sonny Perdue, the House on Thursday declined to back up its sister chamber, with its leader saying he prefers working with his current boss to picking a fight with his former one.