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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Trump revives push for limits on immigrants bringing family

When the U.S. government approved Ricardo Magpantay, his wife and young children to immigrate to America from the Philippines, it was 1991. By the time a visa was available, it was 2005, and his children could not come with him because they were now adults.

Trump focus on mental health after school shooting denounced

Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting.

Natural resources legislative update

There are multiple outdoor related bills making their way through the Georgia General Assembly this year. Some are fairly mundane, others seem needless and...

Survivors of deadly school shooting lash out at Trump

Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida focused their anger Sunday at President Donald Trump, contending that his response to the attack has been needlessly divisive.

Democrats, Rubio want ‘red flags’ to enable gun seizures

Only five states have laws enabling family members, guardians or police to ask judges to temporarily strip gun rights from people who show warning signs of violence

Trump names Georgia sheriff, police chief as US marshals

President Donald Trump has chosen a Georgia sheriff and a former police chief to fill vacant U.S. marshal posts in the state.

Georgia Senate backs plan forming city of Eagle’s Landing

The push for city-hood around the state continues...

Georgia legislature gets expanded sexual harassment policy

Leaders of the Georgia House and Senate last week adopted an expanded sexual harassment policy requiring state lawmakers to receive training every two years.

Calls for gun control grow louder after Florida shooting

Plans for the protests circulated widely on social media on Saturday, as students, parents, teachers and neighbors gathered to express their grief over the fatal shooting of 14 students and three staff members at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.

At mid-session, Georgia lawmakers take on taxes, transit

Lawmakers have turned to proposals on taxes and transit, medical marijuana, expanded Sunday alcohol sales and other issues.
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