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Georgia legislature ends without passing sports betting or gun bill

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's General Assembly ended its 2021 session Wednesday, with lawmakers acting on the state budget, a rewrite of the state's citizen's...

Georgia legislature passes “porch piracy” bill

GEORGIA (WDEF) - It’s something that happens all too often. People get packages shipped right to their front doors and before they can even...

Georgia Gov. Kemp signs GOP election bill amid outcry

By BEN NADLER Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has signed into law a sweeping Republican-sponsored overhaul of state elections. It places new restrictions...

Lottery not dead yet in Alabama legislature

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (AP) - An Alabama Senate committee has advanced a lottery bill as lawmakers try to get the issue of gambling before state...

Voting, citizens arrest & criminal adult age bills pass in Georgia

ATLANTA (WDEF) - Monday was crossover day at the Georgia legislature. That means that any new bill with hopes of becoming a law this...

Georgia Senate votes to end no excuse absentee voting

ATLANTA (WDEF) - The Georgia Senate on Monday afternoon voted to end no-excuse absentee voting in the state. The practice was first passed by a...

Georgia Senate passes sports betting bill

"A no vote on this bill is to allow the bookies to continue control over sports betting."

Speaker proposes free Georgia ID cards for voters

ATLANTA, Georgia (WDEF) - As Georgia lawmakers consider several voting reform bills, House Speaker David Ralston is floating one idea. The Blue Ridge Republican is...

Transgender sports bill facing changes in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) - A proposal that would ban transgender girls and women in Georgia from playing on school and college sports teams is headed...

Georgia state house removes lawmaker for not taking Covid test

Read his explanation about why he rejects the requirement to be tested.
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