New cityhood bills in the General Assembly

  It has gone virtually unnoticed by most Georgians that several new cityhood bills were introduced at the end of the just-concluded General Assembly. A new east Cobb County city proposal, for example, floundered in the last legislative session. But it was...

Carr pushes to keep Ga. a right-to-work state

  Attorney General Chris Carr is joining other states in sending a message to U.S. Senate leaders — Georgia is a right-to-work state and plans to stay that way. Carr announced today that he has joined a 14-state coalition of attorneys general in sending a...

Carr Joins Opposition to Fed Ban on Ga. Tax Cut 

  The recent tax cut passed by the Georgia General Assembly is directly affected by the so-called COVID relief law that includes $350 billion in federal aid to states and localities. Georgia and other states may use the money to increase spending, but...

Anti-“Revenge Porn” Bill Heads to Governor 

  A bill that would make it a felony to distribute sexually explicit content on a pornographic website with the intent of harassing or causing financial harm to the victim is headed to Gov. Brian Kemp’s desk.  On the final day of the 2021 legislative...

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