It's not unusual for states to offer tax incentives to lure new industries. But in a bid to entice manufacturers of medical devices and pharmaceuticals, Georgia may go a step beyond.
A Hall County lawmaker who serves on the House Appropriations Committee said budget writers are preparing for an additional $618 million in state budget cuts.
The Georgia House and Senate each voted Friday to split their 40-day legislative session into two parts, meeting on a slower schedule through March and then convening again in June.
The state Senate Judiciary Committee has approved a bill authored by Sen. Lee Hawkins, R- Gainesville, that permits the admissibility of seat belt use in a legal proceeding.
A state Senate committee is scheduled to consider a bill today that would permit the admissibility of seat belt use in a legal proceeding.
According to the state of Georgia, Arthur Remillard does not exist.
When some Georgia residents went to their local pharmacies to get a flu shot last fall, they were surprised to learn they'd need a doctor's prescription.
Almost daily, Gainesville police clock lead foots driving close to 75 mph within the city limits. Every so often, they catch motorists going 85 mph on one of Gainesville's more speed-prone roads, Thompson Bridge Road or Dawsonville Highway.
A measure that would allow Georgia residents to vote on boosting their sales tax by a penny to pay for road, transit and light rail projects passed the state Senate on Tuesday.
A Gainesville state senator said he is taking a wait-and-see attitude toward a school voucher bill introduced Monday in the Georgia Senate.
If you're older than 40, you probably didn't have school nurses when you were growing up.
Gov. Sonny Perdue's proposal to levy a 1.6 percent fee on hospitals and insurers is being met with stiff resistance by hospitals, the business community and lawmakers alike.
Lt. Gov Casey Cagle said Wednesday that local governments and homeowners were promised the $428 million tax relief grant, and he wants to honor the promise.
State Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, was sworn in for a second term in the state House on Friday morning.
ATLANTA - Members of the Hall County delegation to the Georgia House of Representatives were returned to their previous committees by House leaders, who announced their appointments late Wednesday.