Official's car stolen outside Capitol

...with expensive equipment inside -- from a car parked outside the Georgia Capitol that belongs to the clerk of the Georgia House of Representatives. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Bill Reilly discovered broken glass and his 1993...

Probation bill clarified

The Augusta Chronicle recently has criticized passage of Georgia House Bill 837 authored by state Rep. Mark Hamilton and carried by state Sen. Hunter Hill. H.B. 837 deals with misdemeanor probation...

Former Georgia congressman Bo Callaway dies

...Although he lost, he inspired a generation of young Republicans, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Georgia House Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, was 12 in 1966 and told the newspaper he remembered even then the impact Callaway...

Augusta mayoral candidate profiles

...POLITICAL EXPERIENCE: Ran for mayor in 2005; ran for Georgia House District 120 in 2006FAMILY: SingleMAIN GOAL: "Unite...owner, state senatorPOLITICAL EXPERIENCE: 3 years, Georgia House, 5 years state senatorFAMILY: Married, one sonMAIN...

Martin Luther King Jr. statue might be coming to Georgia Capitol

ATLANTA - Support was overwhelming Monday in the Georgia House for an effort which would place a privately funded statue on the grounds of the state Capitol honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther...

Georgia House bill promises antidote to Obamacare affliction

...Court. We Republicans can be no less bold in fighting back. We cannot permit risk aversion to degenerate into political paralysis and defeat. (The writer, R-Woodbine, represents District 180 in the Georgia House of Representatives.)

Ga. Senate OKs bill to privatize some state child welfare services; bill now heads to House

...top Republican lawmakers.State senators voted 31-18 in a largely partisan vote. The bill will now head to the Georgia House for consideration.Senate Bill 350 would allow approved faith- and community-based organizations to contract for...

Ga. House OKs higher speed limits

ATLANTA - The Georgia House of Representatives voted 157-7 on Monday to allow the speed limit to be raised to 70 mph even in cities.The measure, House...

Georgia House passes 2014 budget

ATLANTA - The Georgia House approved a revised $41 billion state spending plan Friday in one of the fastest budget votes in recent years.Lawmakers voted...

Governor Deal signs bill moving elections to May

A Georgia House bill with the effect of moving Augusta mayor and commission elections to May 20 is the first signed by Gov. Nathan Deal this year...