Shades of 'Selma': Georgia still fighting battles for religious liberty

...saw part of the filming of Selma. The Georgia House of Representatives chamber was used to recreate Lyndon Johnson's...Columbia and McDuffie counties in the Georgia House of Representatives, District 121. He lives in Harlem.)

Bottom line

...their mothers' wombs, deserve nothing less than a chance at life.Also expected today is a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would ban abortions more than 20 weeks after conception...

Augusta lawmaker introduces 5 bills

...parents and public officials could all be getting relief from one of Rep. Earnest Smith's bills pending in the House of Representatives.Smith introduced five bills last week, all assigned to different committees. If they each gets considered...

France treated shabbily

...Democrats controlled the Senate, Majority Leader Harry Reid refused to allow votes on legislation passed by the House of Representatives, thus creating a bottleneck, and blaming Republicans for the lack of progress. There were more than 300 bills...

Ga. lawmakers work to lower age for politicians

...18-year-old elected to West Virginia's legislature in November.You must be 21 to run for a seat in Georgia's House of Representatives. Making that change across the aisle would take a constitutional amendment.Supporters say young people can...

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

...starts Jan. 12. As of Wednesday, 17 general bills and one constitutional amendment have been filed in the House of Representatives while senators have only filed two bills and one amendment.Marijuana was one of the most talked about topics...

MCG students address House panel on need for more state residencies

...could depend on loan programs.Menezes and a handful of MCG students and residents spoke Thursday to the Georgia House of Representatives Medical Education Study Committee about the importance of those residency positions, which the state is trying...

A true hometown hero

...woman who became his wife of 67 years, the former Betty Bird Foy.The young attorney won a seat in the state House of Representatives in 1954 and in the state Senate in 1956. Sanders' solid, distinguished leadership propelled him into roles...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Sanders was gentleman who made Augusta better

...University of Georgia in 1947 and returned to Augusta to practice law.Local voters sent him to the Georgia House of Representatives in 1954 and to the Georgia Senate from 1956-62.He ran against former Georgia Gov. Marvin Griffin in late...

Georgia races

...peer reviews. NAME: John Barrow (Democrat*)AGE: 58FAMILY: Divorced, two childrenEMPLOYMENT: U.S. House of Representatives, Georgia's 12th DistrictPOLITICAL EXPERIENCE: Charter member of the Athens-Clarke County Commission for...