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  • Meeting set on proposed Ga. medical marijuana legislation

    State Rep. Allen Peake said Monday he will make a pitch to a powerful Senate committee later this week to meld two widely-divergent medical marijuana bills passed by the upper and lower chambers of the General Assembly. The Republican's bill would...
  • Senate OKs medical cannabis study; House backs brunch bill

    Georgia lawmakers pushed dozens of bills through the House and Senate on Friday, working into the evening to meet a deadline for keeping proposed legislation alive. A Senate rule requires that bills pass the chamber where they were first introduced by...
  • Ga. lawmakers rush to meet 30th day deadline for bills

    Georgia lawmakers on Wednesday passed dozens of bills, rushing to meet a key deadline to keep legislation alive for the remainder of the 40-day session. Friday marks the 30th day of the session, the deadline under Senate rules for bills to pass in the...
  • Obama visits Georgia Tech, unveils plan to reform student loan industry

    ATLANTA President Barack Obama on Tuesday laid out an ambitious plan to reform the student loan industry, unveiling on his visit to Atlanta a "student aid bill of rights" that he says will help the growing number of young borrowers. In a rousing speech...
  • Ga. lawmakers approach key deadline to keep bills alive

    This week brings a major deadline for Georgia lawmakers in their aggressive schedule to wrap up the legislative session by April 2. To maintain a chance of becoming law, bills must be approved by the chamber they originated in by midnight Friday. Yes,...
  • NC among Southern states aiming to lure big car plants, jobs

    Southern politicians are heating up their recruiting in hopes of landing a big auto manufacturing plant and the potential of thousands of high-paying jobs. North Carolina officials have been hunting for an auto plant since Mercedes-Benz jilted the...
  • House bill would remove limitations on cancer hospital

    A House bill that would remove limitations placed on a for-profit cancer hospital under a 2008 deal with Georgia lawmakers has run into stiff opposition. Illinois-based Cancer Treatment Centers of America was allowed to set up shop in Newnan after...
  • Southern states making run for Volvo factory

    ATLANTA This could go down in economic development circles as Georgia's year of the car. Georgia and other Southern rivals are angling to land auto plants from not only Jaguar Land Rover but also from Swedish giant Volvo. Multiple people with...
  • Deficits in US states have Alabama's governor risking career

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is taking on fellow Republicans as he seeks to mend a $700 million hole in the state's frayed $1.8 billion general fund with a tax increase. The state party is urging lawmakers to defy him. Republicans...
  • Snowstorm batters South, knocking out power and blocking roads

    Snowstorm batters South, knocking out power and blocking roads
    A powerful winter storm that blew across the Gulf Coast and into the Carolinas and Virginia left many roads impassable and tens of thousands of people without power Thursday, especially in hard-hit North Carolina. The wet, heavy snow dragged down...
  • GOP pursues state legislation limiting gay rights ahead of Supreme Court ruling

    A Texas lawmaker would strip the salaries from government officials who honor same-sex marriage licenses. Other states would protect government officials who opt out of performing gay nuptials. In Georgia, where lawmakers are considering a bill that...