Latest Georgia State General Assembly News

Commission says Georgia congressman didn't violate laws

Jul. 22, 2022 12:35 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The Federal Election Commission rejected a complaint filed by Democrats that accused a Republican Georgia congressman of violating campaign finance laws. The commission sent a letter Wednesday to Rep. Buddy Carter stating he acted legally last year when he...

Warnock collects $17.2M, Walker $6.2M in Georgia Senate race

Jul. 13, 2022 11:20 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Herschel Walker's $6.2 million in fundraising looked impressive when unveiled Wednesday, until Democrat Raphael Warnock rolled out his $17.2 million total a half-hour later. The dueling Senate campaign numbers underlined two truths. Georgia is again going...

Limits set for lawmaker testimony in Georgia election probe

Jul. 07, 2022 09:39 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia lawmakers appearing before a special grand jury in the investigation into whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally meddled in the state's 2020 election have broad immunity but can be asked about their conversations with people outside of the legislature, a...

Editorial Roundup: Georgia

Jul. 06, 2022 17:45 PM EDT

Brunswick News. July 5, 2022. Editorial: Expecting officials to do the right thing is not idealistic “Let’s see what we can get away with.” A bold, contemptuous statement, for sure. A short series of words guaranteed to quickly raise the ire of...

Georgia subpoenaing Giuliani, Graham in Trump election probe

Jul. 06, 2022 08:16 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia prosecutor investigating the conduct of former President Donald Trump and his allies after the 2020 election is subpoenaing U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, and other members of Trump's campaign legal team to testify before a special grand...

Judge mulls rules for lawmaker special grand jury questions

Jul. 01, 2022 17:33 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A judge is considering what guidelines to place on questions that can be asked of Georgia state lawmakers called before a special grand jury in an investigation into whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally tried to influence the 2020 election in the state. ...

Georgia House GOP member targeted by Ralston loses in runoff

Jun. 22, 2022 21:18 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — One Republican incumbent Georgia state House member was pushed out of office in a Tuesday runoff after being targeted by Republican House Speaker David Ralston, while a longtime Democrat survived a challenge. Cumming Republican Sheri Gilligan, a retired intelligence...

Chris West wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Georgia's 2nd Congressional District.

Jun. 21, 2022 23:13 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chris West wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Georgia's 2nd Congressional District.

Mark Gonsalves wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Georgia's 7th Congressional District.

Jun. 21, 2022 23:11 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Gonsalves wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Georgia's 7th Congressional District.

Wade Herring wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Georgia's 1st Congressional District.

Jun. 21, 2022 22:17 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wade Herring wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Georgia's 1st Congressional District.