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Ethics Blame Game: Gov. Deal Denies, Denies, Denies

Gov. Nathan Deal is facing fresh questions about his role in an ongoing saga at the state ethics commission.

Georgia Explores Medical Marijuana Options

A bill to allow a form of medical marijuana in Georgia may have failed to become law this year, but Gov. Nathan Deal has pledged to look for other options to help families who believe cannabis oil could help ease ...

Michelle Obama's reasons to study abroad

Although Michelle Obama's primary White House initiative has been conquering childhood obesity, the first lady is focusing on a new area during her first official trip to China: studying abroad.

Ga. lawmakers finish session, head into campaigns

Members of the Georgia General Assembly are ready to begin their campaigns for another term, fresh off a legislative session highlighted by scads of campaign-friendly maneuvers.

Busy finish to Ga.'s annual legislative session

Eager to get campaigning, Georgia's lawmakers will wrap up an unusually quick legislative session Thursday, likely making decisions on whether to expand the places people can carry firearms and whether to support a medical marijuana program for the ill.

Effort to build gay marriage support heads South

Less than two weeks after a federal judge declared Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, a new effort has been launched in the South seeking to build wider acceptance of gay and lesbian couples in the hope of overturning similar ...

Mayor Reed Serves Tough Menu at 2014 State of the City Address

Mayor Kasim Reed Wednesday (Feb. 19) served up raw facts and hard truth as food for thought at the annual State of the City Address breakfast at the Marquis Ballroom of Atlanta Marriott Marquis.

Budget, education among top Ga. legislative issues

The legislative session began on Monday, and state lawmakers have a short list of top priorities amid a busy election year.

Atlanta City Council Cites Major Plans for 2014

Street improvements, better code enforcements, economic development, better public safety are just part of a long list of goals set for 2014 by the newly sworn-in members of the Atlanta City Council.

Let’s Do It Again: Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed sworn in for 2nd term

The brutal cold of an unusual winter did not stop a near capacity crowd of more than 500 people from giving a warm reception for Mayor Kasim Reed, as he was sworn into office Monday, Jan. 6, as the 59th ...

Mayor Kasim Reed preparing for second inauguration

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is set to take the oath of office Monday, Jan. 6, and will also deliver his second inaugural address.

Ethics laws set to take effect Jan. 1 in Georgia

Under the new laws, lobbyists will not be able to spend more than $75 at a time. Previously, lobbyists could spend as much as they wanted as long as it was noted on disclosure reports filed with the state.

Dems, GOP seek to define issues for 2014 elections

In a competitive district east of Denver, Democrat Andrew Romanoff is counting on voter anger at a divided and ineffectual Congress to help him unseat three-term Republican Rep. Mike Coffman.

Georgia AG to review Fulton County election case

The Georgia Attorney General’s Office will consider further legal steps and possible penalties for missteps in Fulton County’s 2012 elections.

RNC clarifies tweet that suggests racism is over

As the Republican National Committee has been working to expand its outreach to African-Americans, it now finds itself playing defense after a well-intentioned but unpolished tweet honoring the legacy of Rosa Parks seemed to ignite some backlash.