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School Superintendent lays out why he’s asking for so much money

"We realize that moving forward that the 34 million dollars that he's asking for, would require a tax increase.."

Feds indict Georgia Insurance Commissioner on fraud charges

Jim Beck is a former lobbyist and Christian Coalition representative.

Tennessee Senate leader says House speaker Casada should leave post

Casada spent his Friday trying to evade news cameras, but they caught up with him.
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3 production companies boycott Georgia after abortion ban

The boycotts aren't likely to have an immediate effect because the companies don't regularly work in Georgia.

Senate leader won’t call for TN House speaker’s resignation

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee's top state Senate leader says he won't ask for embattled House Speaker Glen Casada to resign from his leadership...

Stacey Abrams says she’s still considering presidential bid

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams says she's still considering running for president in 2020. Abrams answered "yes" when asked in an...

The Latest: Tennessee speaker apologizes, promises probes

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Latest on scandal surrounding Speaker Glen Casada's office (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Embattled House Speaker Glen Casada says he's asking...

Effort to ban plastic bag bans stalls in Senate

The bill by Republican Sen. Steve Livingston of Scottsboro would prohibit local governments from banning the use of plastic bags, foam cups and other single-use bags and containers.

The Latest: Georgia’s GOP Gov. Kemp signs early abortion ban

The signing Tuesday morning caps weeks of protests at the state Capitol and marks the beginning of a possibly costly legal battle.
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Sheriff Hammond wants to raise salaries

Sheriff Jim Hammond says other organizations are outbidding them for the best employees.

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