Tag: Georgia state government

In Trump’s shadow, Ga’s. Kemp draws boos from GOP faithful

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JEKYLL ISLAND, Georgia — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp drew jeers and boos at his state party’s annual convention Saturday, laying bare the bitterness that...

Biden administration reassessing part of Georgia health plan

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ATLANTA — The Biden administration is reevaluating a plan by Georgia officials to overhaul how state residents buy health insurance under the Affordable Care...

Georgia school officials condemn some teaching about race

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ATLANTA — Georgia’s education board on Thursday approved a resolution that says the U.S. and Georgia are not racist and students should not be...

Georgia sheriff accused of civil rights violations suspended

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ATLANTA — Georgia's governor on Wednesday suspended a sheriff accused of violating the civil rights of several people in his custody by ordering them...

Georgia high court upholds man’s death sentence

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ATLANTA — Georgia's highest court on Tuesday upheld a man's death sentence for killing his ex-fiancée's adult son, saying he failed to prove beyond...

Panel to advise if Georgia sheriff should be suspended

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ATLANTA — Georgia's governor on Wednesday appointed a panel to determine whether a sheriff accused of violating the civil rights of several people in...

Convictions in baby’s death tossed; couple freed from prison

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COLUMBUS, Ga. — Ashley and Albert Debelbot were sitting in the same courtroom where, more than a decade earlier, they were convicted of murdering...

Suit: Georgia election law threatens voting, speech rights

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ATLANTA — Georgia’s sweeping new overhaul of election laws threatens the fundamental right to vote, freedom of speech and the separation of powers, according...

Georgia’s Lt. Governor won’t run again after taking on Trump

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ATLANTA — Georgia's lieutenant governor, one of the most prominent Republicans to openly contradict false claims about fraud in the November presidential election, confirmed...

Review: Stacey Abrams writes a legal-political thriller

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“While Justice Sleeps,” Stacey Abrams (Doubleday) “While Justice Sleeps” is a...