Loudermilk’s BUILD Act to aid charities

  U.S. Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-Cartersville) this week saw the House unanimously pass his Building Up Independent Lives and Dreams (BUILD) Act after a whirlwind two-month process that saw it go from concept to reality. The bill seeks to remove red tape...

GBI ratchets up fight against sex trafficking

  Urged on by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, counties statewide are ramping up their efforts to crack down on sex trafficking by making sure a wide array of public establishments display posters warning against the crime. The posters, which include warnings...

MARTA lays out Clifton Corridor rail plans

  This week Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced that $100 million in bonds dedicated during the 2018 legislative session to mass transit would be spent on a series of four new bus-only interchanges along a 16-mile stretch along SR 400 as part of the planned...

Farm Bill passes committee, heads to Senate

  The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, more commonly referred to as the Farm Bill, passed the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry by a tally of 20-1 last Friday and Georgia farmers are pleased with its contents.   U.S. Senator David...

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