Georgia will return to the national political spotlight next spring when the state is scheduled to hold the 2024 presidential primary that could provide a final boost needed for which candidate emerges as the Republican challenger.
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Clock Winds Down for Georgians to Requalify for Medicaid With Coverage for Up to 500,000 at Risk
Some people know what Alysia Cutting is talking about when she brings up Medicaid unwinding as she moves from one community event to the next in southwest Georgia.
Writers’ Strike Could Affect GA Economy, Jobs
Thousands of writers are currently on strike following a breakdown in negotiations with the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.
Georgia Acts to Improve Mental Health Support for Veterans, Families
A new effort is underway in Georgia to improve mental health support for veterans and their loved ones, as Gov. Brian Kemp has signed a bill aimed at addressing high suicide rates among veterans.
Georgia K-12 Panel Could Soon Erase ‘Woke’ Words Like ‘Diverse’ From Training Rules
What’s the difference between diversity and difference? Would you rather your child’s teacher provide equity, inclusiveness and social justice, or fair access, opportunity and advancement for all students?
Georgia Unemployment Rate Stays Steady at 3.1 Percent
Between February and March the unemployment rate in Georgia stayed steady at 3.1 percent.
Georgia Supreme Court Hears Hospital Authority’s Challenge to State Opioid Settlement
A rural south Georgia hospital authority is challenging a 2022 state law that barred local officials from suing opioid manufacturers and distributors.
Georgia Power Customers In for a Shock As Average Monthly Bill Could Rise by $23 by June
Starting in June, Georgia Power customers could experience another bout of sticker shock when they get their monthly bill as the state’s largest utility seeks to recoup billions of dollars in unbudgeted fuel expenses.
Governor Signs Bipartisan Legislation to Conserve Georgia Farmland
Gov. Brian Kemp has signed off on a new conservation program that is meant to stem the loss of farmland in Georgia.
Report: Decline of Child Population Could Affect GA
Georgia is one of only a few states to see an increase in its population of children, but a report indicates residents could soon see the impact of a falling rate nationally, which will show up in education, health care, and workforce numbers.