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Friday, January 19, 2018

GBI and Georgia’s Attorney General launch campaign to combat child sex...

GBI and the Attorney General's office launched the “Demand An End” initiative to combat Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking

Gov. Deal’s State of the State address: ‘Orchards of Opportunity’

Governor Deal's 2018 State-of-the-State speech was provided by the Governor's office. His last State-of-State address to a joint session of the Georgia General Assembly. 

Gov. Deal may call special legislative session to woo Amazon

He urged lawmakers not to waste time with proposals aimed at “trying to guess what Amazon is going to do” during their 40-day session that began this week.

Water fight between Florida, Georgia lands at Supreme Court

It’s the oysters themselves that are harder to find these days, and Florida is hoping the Supreme Court can help fix that. The high court hears argument Monday in the long-running dispute between Florida and neighboring Georgia over the flow of water in the Apalachicola River, which runs from the state line to Apalachicola Bay and the nearby Gulf of Mexico.

NAACP and anti-fascists plan to protest Trump in Atlanta

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People said Sunday that wearing white is meant to mock the “snowflake” label Trump’s supporters use to describe their opponents.

Georgia politicians, officials score with free game tickets

LOOPHOLE: Colleges and universities don’t have to register as lobbyists.

State Rep. Howard Maxwell to retire from General Assembly

A Georgia State House Rep looks to retire.

Georgia and other states reach $45 million mortgage settlement

Georgia's Attorney General Chris Carr announced on Wednesdayday that the state of Georgia, in conjunction with 48 other state attorneys general, the District of...

GA legislator drops bill on tampon use and risks

Georgia State Representative Debra Bazemore, a Riverdale Democrat, has pre-filed legislation to address education on tampon use and the risks of such.

Georgia lawmaker plans to introduce hate crime legislation

The 2018 legislative session begins on January 8 and one Georgia lawmaker says she's planning on introducing legislation to expand the definition of hate crimes in Georgia. 
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