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ATLANTA – Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan called on the General Assembly Thursday to create a $250 million state tax credit aimed at reducing crime statewide. The Law Enforcement Strategic Support (LESS Crime) Act will be the cornerstone of Duncan’s 2022 legislative agenda. Duncan was the third Republican state leader to announce an anti-crime initiative this […]

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ATLANTA – The grandson of the late U.S. Sen. and Gov. Zell Miller is running for lieutenant governor on a platform that includes restoring full funding of the HOPE Scholarship program his grandfather started. Bryan Miller of Watkinsville announced Thursday he will seek the Democratic nomination to succeed Republican Geoff Duncan as Georgia’s lieutenant governor. […]

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High population growth in what Georgia House Minority Leader James Beverly calls the "Northern Arc" could result in a greater shift of legislative power in Georgia from the rural parts of the state to metro Atlanta in the 2020s, the state House of Representatives' top Democrat said after a meeting in Lawrenceville on Tuesday.

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Gwinnett County commissioners approved three more agreements between the county and cities to have Tax Commissioner Tiffany Porter provide tax and fee billing services, but not without offering some criticism of the fact that the agreements call for the cities to pay a supplement to Porter's salary.

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ATLANTA – The two committees in the General Assembly in charge of drawing new congressional and legislative district lines this year have set the schedule for 10 remaining town hall hearings across Georgia.

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Gwinnett County Commission Chairwoman Nicole Love Hendrickson had one clear message this past week for people who might be concerned the county’s leaders could be planning to “defund the police” by reducing spending on police services: That isn’t happening in Gwinnett anytime soon.

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Commissioner Ben Ku told a small group of people at a dinner party Wednesday night that he will seek re-election next year before making an official announcement on social media later that night. 

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A state legislator from Buford who was barred from the Georgia House of Representatives chambers for a time during this year's legislative session for not taking a COVID-19 test has announced he won't seek another term in office.

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Norcross Mayor Craig Newton and the City Council passed an anti-discrimination resolution earlier this month declaring that the city condemns “hate crimes, discrimination and racism in all forms.” 

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