The U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund is urging Google to allow Chromebook owners a right to repair the devices and extend their life span, reducing e-waste and saving money for schools in Georgia and across the country.
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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.
Georgia House Speaker Tees Up Legislature’s Homestretch, Drops Sports Betting Teaser
House Speaker Jon Burns defended the push to create oversight panels for local prosecutors, touted ongoing efforts to improve access to mental health services in Georgia and seemed to crack the door back open for sports betting this session in remarks at an Atlanta Press Club event Thursday.
Georgia’s Big Bet on Electric Vehicle Rollout Rides Heavily on State and Federal Backing
The governor’s ambitious plan doesn’t seem too far-fetched after the significant strides made by the state on the economic development front in the last two years, which includes four multibillion-dollar investments into building electric vehicles and the batteries that keep them running.
As State Jobs Increase, Unemployment Stays the Same
In December, the Georgia unemployment rate was 3.0 percent which is the same as the unemployment rate in November.
Georgia Restaurants Ranked Top 100 in Nation
Yelp announced its list of the Top 100 US restaurants for 2022, which includes some Georgia love.
What Makes the Georgia Peach So Sweet?
It’s more than a pink fruit and a fun emoji. It’s one of Georgia’s chief exports, the pride and joy of the whole Peach State.
Better Diversity in Nursing Seen as Improving Access to Care
The connection between hospital patient outcomes and nurse staffing has been well documented in health care research, and experts believe a workforce which better reflects the population it serves can help reduce health care disparities.
Kemp Could Potentially Direct Abortion Investigations
Earlier this summer, after the overturning of Roe v. Wade, Georgia’s new abortion law went into effect which banned abortions after 6 weeks, typically the time cardiac activity is detected.
Warnock Calls Out Republican Senate Opponent Walker For “Dodging” Debates
With less than a few months until the midterm elections, Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock, who is now campaigning for a full term after winning a runoff election last year, is calling the bluff on his Republican Senate challenger Herschel Walker for refusing any public debates before the election in November.