Linda Womack

...legislative and regulatory proposals, analyzing and formulating company policy and position and worked with the Georgia Legislature, Georgia Congressional Delegation, Georgia's Public Service Commission, and environmental and other regulatory...

Georgia lawmakers battle over ending tax credits for electric vehicles

...have allowed thousands of Georgians to drive electric vehicles at nearly no cost could be coming to an end if the Georgia Legislature favors a bill by one lawmaker.Rep. Chuck Martin, R-Alpharetta, has introduced House Bill 122 to eliminate...

Medical College of Georgia on strong footing for a stronger future

...million leadership gift and their name to the new building. The Harrisons, along with Gov. Nathan Deal; the Georgia Legislature; the University System of Georgia; the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation, which provided an $8 million gift...

Around the block

...ages 17-23).Queens serve as the official ambassadors of the Georgia Peach Festival and are recognized by the Georgia Legislature and the governor. All winners receive cash, with Miss receiving a $500 cash scholarship.Deadline to enter...

Busy session for Georgia Legislature begins Monday

At the first year of the two-year legislative term and the start of the 40-day 2015 session, lawmakers are eager to deliver on the promises made in last year's campaign.

Notable Deaths of 2014

...BOOTSIE" CALHOUNFEB. 21Calhoun became the first Augusta woman elected to state office when she won a seat in the Georgia Legislature in 1974. She also served eight years on the Richmond County school board and held a variety of state and national...

First bills filed for Ga. legislature range from pot to sexual abuse to college athletics

ATLANTA -- Marijuana, horse racing, driving with cellphones, child sexual abuse, the minimum wage and college athletics are some of the topics of pre-filed legislation so far.

Private probation flawed

...private probation ("A bombshell ruling").I suppose I feel some responsibility since I was a member of the Georgia Legislature in 2000 when this was started. I have since had the unfortunate experience to evaluate the reality of this industry...

Local school districts still weighing flexibility options

...requirements of state law in exchange for higher accountability.The flexibility options were created and passed by the Georgia Legislature in 2007, a time when education funding was slashed by billions but expectations to raise test scores were heightened...

Kirby: Not many mind that John Barrow is moving back to Athens

...identified as "from Augusta," when everybody knew he was just a political transplant.The Republicans in the Georgia Legislature kept redrawing his congressional district and he kept moving around to stay in it, just like Newt Gingrich used...