Three months after he was acquitted on charges related to incorrect per diem statements, Sen. Don Balfour will be reimbursed for the fees he paid attorneys defending his case.
While state law says Sen. Don Balfour can be repaid for lawyers who defended the charges he was acquitted of last year, challenger Mike Beaudreau is calling for the money to come from his campaign.
The Georgia Republican Party’s series of Senate debates will stop in Gainesville Saturday, and U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson will open a re-election campaign office.
Jannine Miller will step down as the head of the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority, which operates the Xpress commuter bus system in metro Atlanta.
State Rep. Chuck Efstration plans Dacula Day at the Georgia Capitol; U.S. Reps. Paul Broun, Jack Kingston and Rob Woodall vote no on last week’s deficit deal.
With the state shifting many of its resources to the Augusta area, Gov. Nathan Deal says Georgians should remain cautious, as ice could refreeze overnight.
Gov. Nathan Deal’s detractors say Atlanta’s storm woes are a sign of poor leadership; Congressman Johnson named ranking member.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal held a press conference Wednesday to update conditions and respond to critics over snow response.
Gov. Nathan Deal says he will work on a way to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Capitol Hill, while announcing an expansion to justice reforms to give rehabilitated people a chance at jobs.
Duluth Sen. David Shafer will play a key role in the upcoming session of the General Assembly, as president pro tempore of the Senate.
Rep. Rob Woodall presides over proceedings
About 200 people turned out Monday for a Gainesville field hearing of the House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, conducted by U.S. Rep.. The hearing was the second of four planned across the country to hear from constituents about the impacts of the Affordable Care Act.
Balfour, once the chairman fo the powerful Rules Committee, was indicted this week by a Fulton County grand jury with 16 counts of making a false certificate, one count of theft by taking and one count of false statement and writing.
Qualifying has closed for the special election for State House Districts 100 and 104.
Office of Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday that $88.5-million bump in collections marked a 6.7 percent increase compared to July 2012
Gwinnett congressman, who is a doctor, introduces his own plan for health care reform, which is a fraction the length of the so-called Obamacare plan.
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