Georgia Conservancy eyes environmental legislation

  With the 2021 legislative session underway, advocacy groups from a variety of areas turn their eyes to the Gold Dome to either push for new rules or laws, or perhaps to guard against new ones. One of these groups includes conservation advocates, and not just of...

A look back at Loeffler’s time in office

  Soon after her appointment to the U.S. Senate, Republican Kelly Loeffler made a commitment to donate her Senate salary to Georgia-based charitable organizations and non-profits. This week, Loeffler donated her final Senate paycheck to the Capitol Police...

Kemp, Woods announce bonus for Georgia teachers 

Among the other news from the State of the State yesterday morning from Gov. Brian Kemp was the announcement of a one-time $1,000 bonus payment for Georgia every K-12 teacher and staff member in the state.    “In a day and age where so much is thrown at those...

Kemp: Georgia economy bouncing back

   Like the rest of the country, Georgia has faced many challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. But there is at least one area where Georgia has exceeded other states — economic development and job creation.  “Even in the midst of a global pandemic,...

Initial unemployment claims on the rise in Georgia

First-time unemployment claims in Georgia increased by 5,581 last week to 37,039, reflecting a national trend, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday. As a result, the state agency paid out more than $223 million to jobless Georgians last week, as benefit...

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