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  • Rand Paul and the GOP's new civil rights movement

    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is waking up to something fairly rare: friendly fire against his outreach to black voters on criminal justice reform. In a walk-up to Paul's expected Tuesdayannouncement of a presidential bid, the Washington Post quotes Center...
  • Governor says he will sign transportation funding proposal

    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said Wednesday that he will sign a transportation funding bill expected to raise $900 million for the state's infrastructure needs through changes to the state's gas tax and new fees on electric cars and hotel visits. The...
  • Ga. lawmakers pass $900 million transportation funding bill

    Georgia lawmakers approved a transportation funding plan late Tuesday night that they said will raise $900 million through changes to the state's gas tax and new fees on electric cars and hotel visits. The compromise between House and Senate versions...
  • Autism bill passes Ga. Senate; House backs trafficking fines

    Georgia lawmakers passed dozens of bills Tuesday, the penultimate working day of the 2015 legislative session. By law, the session runs 40 days. Lawmakers must adjourn by midnight Thursday. The Senate had a packed calendar, and so did the House. Here's...
  • Georgia House, Senate rapidly pass state budget agreement

    Georgia lawmakers approved a $40 billion state spending plan for the next year Tuesday night, giving raises to the state's top judges and pushing $103 million in costs for some part-time school employees' health insurance to local districts. A six-member...
  • Tough topics face Ga. lawmakers in session's final week

    Georgia lawmakers are set to adjourn the 2015 session at midnight on Thursday, leaving only two working days left for the year and plenty to accomplish. Here's a look at remaining topics: END OF THE ROAD? A six-member committee began meeting last...
  • Records: Georgia, Alabama governors meet on water dispute

    The governors of Alabama and Georgia quietly met this month to discuss a long-running dispute over water before the U.S. Supreme Court hears the case, records show. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal traveled to Montgomery, Alabama, on March 16 to meet with...
  • 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...
  • Court strikes down drug testing for Florida welfare recipients

    Court strikes down drug testing for Florida welfare recipients
    A federal appeals court on Wednesday said a Florida law requiring applicants for welfare benefits to undergo drug testing is unconstitutional, a decision that could affect efforts to enforce similar laws in other states. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of...
  • U.S. appeals court voids Florida welfare drug testing law

    U.S. appeals court voids Florida welfare drug testing law
    A federal appeals court on Wednesday said a Florida law requiring applicants for welfare benefits to undergo mandatory drug testing is unconstitutional, a decision that could affect efforts to enforce similar laws in other states. The 11th U.S. Circuit...