Black lawmakers celebrate legislative gains

ATLANTA -- Democrats in the Georgia Legislature last week celebrated their influence in passing two of the most significant bills of the 2015 session.Rep. Gloria Frazier...

Ga. health legislation: Winners and losers

...discussed, the proposal never gained much traction in the legislative session.Health insurers ? A conservative Georgia Legislature passed an insurance mandate ? anathema to the industry ? to require autism coverage for children 6 and under...

Georgia Legislature heads for closing day

ATLANTA - The Georgia Legis­lature convenes Thursday for the final day of the 2015 session, with all eyes on a "religious freedom" bill stalled in a House committee.

Casino, horse-racing bill introduced in Georgia Legislature

ATLANTA - A senior House Republican introduced a constitutional amendment late Wednesday to expand legalized gambling to casinos and horse racing.

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...

Make-or-break day at Ga. Legislature

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers face a key deadline today -- "Crossover Day" -- for bills to maintain a shot at becoming law this year.

House bill would remove limitations on cancer hospital

...total operating margins," Bloye said. "Five have closed since 2013. CTCA wants special treatment from the Georgia Legislature. The difference between CTCA and the rest of the hospital community is, hospitals treat everyone regardless of...

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...

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...

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.