Despite ad, George H.W. Bush to endorse GOP nominee in Georgia Senate race

WASHINGTON - President George H.W. Bush is featured in a Democrat's campaign commercial, but he plans to endorse the eventual Republican nominee in Georgia's Senate race, his spokesman said Thursday.

Georgia Senate votes to ban Obamacare abortions

ATLANTA - The Georgia Senate voted 35-18 on Monday to prohibit health plans offered under the federal Affordable Care Act to cover abortion except in medical...

Georgia bill seeks to block 'ambulance chasers'

ATLANTA - A proposal designed to halt insurance scams passed a Georgia Senate subcommittee Tuesday without a provision that would have prevented news coverage of accidents.House Bill 828 restricts the release...

Bowen makes changes at coroner's office

...forms that we fill out at the scene, here and with the families."The policy changes took effect long before the Georgia Senate passed Senate Bill 383, which clarifies current law on a coroner's obligations regarding unclaimed objects or the...

Georgia Senate passes bill on coroner duties

The Georgia Senate passed a bill, sponsored by Sen. Hardie Davis, D-Augusta, that seeks to clarify current law on a coroner's obligations...

Ga. Senate OKs bill to privatize some state child welfare services; bill now heads to House

ATLANTA - Some state child-welfare services would be privatized under a bill passed by the Georgia Senate on Tuesday that has drawn the support of top Republican lawmakers.State senators voted 31-18 in a largely partisan vote. The...

Numerous choices for voters on May 20

...Nov. 4 ballot to oppose the candidate.The busiest races are for Augusta mayor, Augusta Commission District 4 and Georgia Senate District 22, the post being given up by Sen. Hardie Davis, D-Augusta, who is running for mayor.The mayor's...

Georgia Senate panel passes bill to track Alzheimer's

ATLANTA -- A Georgia Senate panel unanimously passed separate bills that would move the state's aging services into a new agency and would track the prevalence...

Ga. Democrats outline 2014 legislative agenda

ATLANTA - Georgia Senate Democrats said Thursday that top priorities on their 2014 legislative agenda include addressing the state's income gap and supporting...

Johnson pushes new $100 million coliseum complex at campaign announcement

Augusta Mayor Pro Tem Corey Johnson is running for a post on the Georgia Senate.