Bob Young's House bid starts week of political moves

...Cooks refused to notify the media of board meetings.The agency spent the $20 million that ANIC's founder, former Georgia Senate Majority Leader Charles Walker, got from the state to fund the program. It was supposed to get an additional $10...

Augusta-born governor recorded historic term in leading Peach State

...Sanders developed a moderate position on race issues and befriended Leroy Johnson, the first black to serve in the Georgia Senate. He faced numerous racial disturbances in Savannah, Americus, Atlanta and elsewhere with a combination of firmness...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Former senator's love of music will be remembered

...Brush asked me to write the booklet notes and I noted, "It shouldn't be surprising that Joey, who serves on the Georgia Senate's Music Industry Committee, offers an easy-listening album performed with a pleasant and tender voice."He...

Federal Judge Avant Edenfield dies

...Edenfield, Brown and Wright ? a legal powerhouse in Bulloch County ? until he went on the bench. He served in the Georgia Senate from 1964-1966.He and his wife, Melvis, were married Aug. 3, 1963.Law came firstSavannah attorney Pat...

Former state legislator Joey Brush dies in motorcycle wreck

...issues and was instrumental in the passage of Senate Bill 709, the Education Reform Act.He became a member of the Georgia Senate in 1997. As chairman of the Senate's education committee he handled all of the Department of Education bills...

Have video ready to roll

...but they are a great start to increasing police accountability, which is what body cameras are all about.In Georgia, Senate Bill 94 awaits a signature from Gov. Nathan Deal. The bill establishes the use of body cameras for Georgia law...

Ben Brush Jr.

...Memorial Gardens. Mr. Brush served two terms in the state House in 1992-93 and 1995-96. He became a member of the Georgia Senate in 1997 where he served as chairman of the Senate's education committee. Mr. Brush was also a successful builder...

Ga. Senate OKs compromise bill on medical marijuana

Georgia appears on the verge of having a medical marijuana law after the state Senate passed a bill to allow cannabis oil to be used to treat eight medical conditions.

Ga. Senate committee passes medical marijuana bill

ATLANTA - Georgia's powerful Senate Health and Human Services Committee on Thursday passed its own version of a House bill that seeks to allow medical marijuana to be used for eight medical conditions.

Ga. Senate passes spending plan

ATLANTA - The Senate overwhelmingly approved its spending plan for next year on Friday but narrowly passed its version of a transportation funding bill.