New Third-Country Asylum Rule Implemented, Restrictions Added

Once effective, the rule will place further restrictions on eligibility for illegal immigrants who seek asylum in the United States.

Barrow Picks Up A Number of Endorsements in GA Supreme Court Race

The position is nonpartisan and Barrow's first endorsement list includes a number of endorsements from district attorneys, sheriffs, and other elected officials from at least two political parties.

Georgia Senate Organizes 6 Study Committees for Legislative Off-Season

Senators in the Georgia Senate will meet over the next several months to discuss a number of issues slated for consideration during the next...

Mismanaged Victims Funds Span Across Entire Atlantic Judicial Circuit

An examination of all of the counties in the judicial circuit revealed inconsistent victim assistance fund management, disorganized record keeping, and funds directed to organizations the CJCC does not list as certified providers.  The circuit includes Bryan, Evans, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, and Tattnall counties.

Georgia Legislature Likely to Again Consider Merge of 3 HBCUs to Help Enrollment Numbers

Will the Georgia legislature push three Historically Black College & Universities (HBCU) in an effort to boost enrollment goals?

Georgia School District Ends “Team Chaplain,” Sponsored Prayer After Complaint

A school district in northwest Georgia has ended its partnership with a chaplain after complaints to the school system were filed at the end...

Carr Announces Prosecutor to Lead Human Trafficking Unit

Attorney General Chris Carr announced last week that Cobb County Assistant District Attorney (ADA) Hannah Palmquist has been hired to lead the Georgia Department...

COLUMN: Elected Officials Should Finish What They Start

OPINION: Jessica Szilagyi says elected officials shouldn't be able to so easily abandon a job they asked to have. She also says elected officials should have to help foot the bill when they cause special elections.

U.S. Senators File Bill to Cap Speeds of Tractor Trailers

Two legislators in the United States Senate have offered legislation that would cap the speed for 18-wheeler trucks in an attempt to save lives.

Democratic Party of Georgia Hires Experienced National Operative as Executive Director

A veteran of both Barack Obama’s and Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaigns, Hogan has spent nearly a decade working in progressive politics across the country as a national campaign strategist and grassroots organizer.