Georgia budget focus includes Medicaid growth

...benefits and premium structure of the State Health Benefit Plan. But such revisions would be a hot-button issue for Georgia lawmakers, as the SHBP covers more than 600,000 members, which include school personnel, retirees and dependents.Separately...

Ga. lawmaker admits Ashley Madison link

MACON, Ga. - A state lawmaker from Macon says he had an account on the cheating Web site Ashley Madison.

Trampoline parks operate with few regulations

...American Society for Testing and Materials, to regulate the installation and maintenance of trampoline courts.Georgia lawmakers introduced House Bill 488, better known as the "Jonathan Magwood Trampoline Park Safety Act," in February to...

Across Georgia

...error.Genesi said workers are manually re-applying the credits to 825 people who should have been eligible.Georgia lawmakers this year voted to eliminate tax credits for low and zero-emissions vehicles as of June 30.Widow pleads guilty...

Solar energy heats up in Georgia

...will be brought online at or below what it would cost the company to generate comparable energy from other sources.Georgia lawmakers also gave solar a boost in the last session, with The Solar Power Free-Market Financing Act. Signed by the governor...

Ga. pipeline practices changed over time

...a 2015 University of Iowa Law Review article, "Transporting Oil and Gas: U.S. Infrastructure Challenges."Georgia lawmakers were protecting the interests of the railroads, but heightened national security concerns wouldn't allow them...

Georgia House Speaker says no vote for 'religious freedom' bill that became flashpoint

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers gave final approval to bills to legalize fireworks sales and mandate insurance coverage for children with autism on the final day...

Ga. lawmakers approve motorcycle change

ATLANTA - Motorcycle riders won a long-sought victory Thursday when the General Assembly passed a bill allowing them to ease through red lights when their bikes don't weigh enough to trigger automatic signals.

Georgia lawmakers set for committee meeting to combine House, Senate medical marijuana bills

ATLANTA - State Rep. Allen Peake said he will make a pitch to a powerful Senate committee to meld two medical marijuana bills passed by the upper and lower chambers of the General Assembly.

Georgia lawmakers vote as deadline nears

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers on Wednes day passed dozens of bills, rushing to meet a key deadline to keep legislation alive for the rest of the 40-day session...