Lawsuit: Immigration detainees forced to work for little pay

Immigrant rights advocates say a private company that runs a Georgia immigration detention center forces detainees to do manual labor for very little money...

Hidden Predator Bill passes Georgia House

The Georgia House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 605, the Hidden Predator Act, sponsored by State Representative Jason Spencer (R-Woodbine), by a vote...

Georgia Lawmakers Poised to Declare Porn a ‘Public Health Crisis’

Georgia lawmakers will vote on a resolution Wednesday that would declare pornography a public health crisis in the Peach State, if passed by the...

Presidents praise Zell Miller as friend, servant, example

Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush drew laughter, applause and an occasional “amen” at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church as they recalled the remarkable and sometimes paradoxical public life of a man who rose from Appalachia to become a Georgia icon.

Rep. Dempsey Joins Gov. Deal and First Lady to ask Georgians to “Look Again”

Press Release ATLANTA—Representative Katie Dempsey (R- Rome) joined Governor Deal, First Lady Sandra Deal, the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) and other...

Carter: Trump should avoid nukes; nation must bridge divides

Expressing pride in his own record of peace, former President Jimmy Carter warned that President Donald Trump should steer clear of any military action...

Out-of-District Money, Elected Officials Push to Influence Legislative Races Across Georgia

It's an age old political question that comes about every time election season arrives: Should people outside of a district try to meddle in elections to influence how people vote?

Georgia lawmakers mull paper ballot voting system

As Georgia lawmakers consider scrapping electronic voting machines for a system that uses paper ballots, a razor-thin margin in a U.S. House race over 500 miles away in Western Pennsylvania has highlighted a crucial distinction between the two systems: the presence of an auditable paper trail.

Democrats Already Attacking Cagle Over Secret Recording on Politics Over Policy

Though the Republican nominee for Governor of Georgia has yet to be decided, the Georgia Democrat Party is already attacking Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle over a secret recording released last week. The recording reveals Cagle admitting he used legislation to undermine primary opponent Hunter Hill, who came in third place.

Georgia high court declines to hear immigrant tuition case

Georgia’s highest court won’t hear a case having to do with whether certain immigrants with temporary permission to stay in the U.S. should be...