Georgia police ease way into 'slowpoke' law

...intricacies of the law before officers ramp up enforcement.Signed into action by Gov. Nathan Deal on April 15, Georgia House Bill 459 was crafted to create more clarity in the language in the state code regarding impeding traffic flow. The...

Superintendent runoff pits Big Business against parents and teachers

...endorsements state Reps. Brooks Coleman and Randy Nix, two of the most enthusiastic Common Core proponents in the Georgia House of Representatives.By contrast, Woods opposes Common Core as an ill-advised, unconstitutional nationalization...

Georgia House Bill 60 doesn't stop gun prohibition at Augusta Municipal Building

Despite the passage and implementation today of Georgia House Bill 60, ordinary armed Augustans still can't carry their weapons, concealed or otherwise, into the city's municipal building...

Georgia teachers not rushing for guns, despite new law

...14 more states including Georgia introduced similar bills. Rep. Alan Powell, a Hartwell Republican who chairs the Georgia House of Representatives' committee on public safety, said lawmakers intentionally left the decision to school boards...

"Civil Rights Movement in Augusta" exhibit now open to public

...shared the biography of Rich ard A. Dent, the first black man from Richmond County since Reconstruction elected to the Georgia House.Exhibits also tied national movements back to the Augusta area. A framed clipping of The Augusta Chronicle announced...

Georgia school districts, pulled into debate on guns, resist arming teachers despite new law

...14 more states including Georgia introduced similar bills.Rep. Alan Powell, a Hartwell Republican who heads the Georgia House of Representatives' committee on public safety, said lawmakers intentionally left the decision to school boards. He...

Georgia bar wants Georgia House speaker investigated

A petition filed in state Supreme Court accuses House Speaker David Ralston of questionable practices in a 2008 case involving a man injured in a crash and hired Ralston's law firm.

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.)

Bill sets up amnesty in drug overdose cases

A bill that has been passed by the Georgia House would grant amnesty from certain drug charges for those who seek help in the event of a drug overdose.