ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia lawmakers approved a $40 billion state spending plan for the next year Tuesday night, giving raises to the state's top judges and pushing $103 million in costs for some part-time school employees' health insurance to local districts.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia lawmakers approved a transportation funding plan late Tuesday night that they said will raise $900 million through changes to the state's gas tax and new fees on electric cars and hotel visits.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta city officials say streetcar passengers may ride for free through the end of 2015.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia lawmakers passed dozens of bills Tuesday, the penultimate working day of the 2015 legislative session.
ATLANTA (AP) - Uber and other ride sharing companies may have passed their last legislative roadblock with the passage of a Georgia Senate bill mandating insurance minimums for drivers and the firms they drive for.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Senate has overwhelmingly passed a bill requiring insurers to offer $30,000 of insurance coverage for treating autism in children.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - In the strongest indication that Tiger Woods might play the Masters, a newspaper reports that his private plane has been spotted at a local airport.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia House has approved a constitutional amendment charging strip clubs to provide services for victims of child sexual abuse.
State Senate OKs 5 percent raises for judges, public lawyers
NDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Tuesday that he wants legislation on his desk by the end of the week to clarify that the state's new religious-freedom law does not allow discrimination against gays and lesbians.
SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (AP) - Georgia wildlife officials are inviting public comments on proposed changes to hunting regulations.
WINDER, Ga. (AP) - Authorities in northeast Georgia are investigating a gunshot that wounded a 9-year-old girl.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Police are searching for whoever made off with Rocket the Rusty Rooster, a 10-foot-tall, 300-pound metal sculpture stolen from its perch outside an Athens business.
ATLANTA (AP) - A divisive religious freedom bill remains stalled in a Georgia House committee as lawmakers enter the final two days of the legislative session surrounded by pressure from supporters and critics who say the bill can be used as a defense for discrimination against gay or transgender people.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal has announced a new program aimed at honoring the state's 234,000 Vietnam veterans with "certificates of honor."
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia House has passed a state spending plan that narrows previous years' cuts to public education spending and hires more child protection workers.
ATLANTA (AP) - A new exhibition at Atlanta's High Museum of Art explores the origins and artistic influence of the distinctive, curvy Coca-Cola bottle.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters warned of the potential for black ice on roads and highways as nearly nine inches of snow blanketed parts of northwest Georgia.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A police officer who fatally shot a handcuffed man won't face criminal charges after a grand jury concluded Wednesday that the suspect was armed with a handgun police missed while patting him down.
ATLANTA (AP) - Winter weather has led to flight delays at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia House overwhelmingly passed a bill Wednesday to legalize cannabis oil for the treatment of nine major health problems, including sickle cell disease added at the last minute.
ATLANTA (AP) - Ahead of a winter storm, Georgia has delayed the execution of its only female death row inmate.
ATLANTA (AP) - The husband of a former DeKalb County commissioner who admitted to stealing county money has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud.
ATLANTA (AP) - The only woman on Georgia's death row is set to be executed Wednesday.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters are warning of the potential for 3-6 inches of snow across north Georgia.
States of emergencies have already been declared and schools have already been closed ahead of wintry weather mix that is expected to continue to batter a wide swath of the country Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Donald Keough, who steered Coca-Cola through the "cola wars" of the 1980s, died Tuesday in Atlanta, the company said. He was 88.
ATLANTA (AP) - Snow was blowing across highways in the north Georgia mountains and ice coated cars in some of metro's Atlanta's northern suburbs as the latest winter storm struck the state Tuesday.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed fullback Patrick DiMarco and defensive end Cliff Matthews to contract extensions.
ATLANTA (AP) - A lawmaker has introduced a bill to shift Georgia's tax system to what he considers a more consumption-based model.