U.S. Senate passes resolution encouraging safe driving on heaviest travel day of the year.
State Sen. Curt Thompson has pre-filed legislation to make marijuana available for medical and recreational uses.
On Thursday, President Barack Obama announced plans to use executive action to address immigration.
Mickey Mouse, Darth Vader and God also popular write-ins.
Georgia senators expressed concern regarding the impact retiring part of the A-10 fleet could have on future combat missions.
Orientation for newly-elected senators is being held this week.
Carter was scheduled to speak at GGC on Oct. 29, and the event was coordinated by the Organization of Latin American students. But the speech about education was canceled because the administration — while it said it would have gladly coordinated such a visit — said the two business days notice was not enough lead time to plan for the event.
The House Study Committee on Georgia-Based Film and Post-Production will hold its first two meetings in December.
The incumbent was part of a Republican takeover of the state’s constitutional offices in 2010. But Deal’s relentlessly optimistic take on the state’s economy proved effective, and Carter didn’t make the impact he needed by focusing on the state’s high unemployment rate and cuts to education.
Perdue won 55 percent of the vote to 43 percent for Nunn with 93 percent of precincts reporting.
Republican incumbent Fran Millar held onto his state Senate District 40 seat Tuesday night.
Rep. Rob Woodall to serve another term after defeating Democratic challenger Thomas Wight.
Jody Hice, radio show host and pastor, overcame Athens attorney Ken Dious in the election Tuesday.
The Republican incumbent is facing a challenge from DeKalb Democrat Tamara Johnson.
Incumbent Joyce Chandler and Democratic challenger Renita Hamilton will square off for second time.
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