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Governor suspends Georgia gas taxes through mid-September

Aug. 03, 2022 11:20 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's governor is extending the suspension of the state's motor fuel tax through Sept. 12. Gov. Brian Kemp on Wednesday signed an executive order extending the suspension for a third time. The order also suspends the state sales tax on train locomotive fuel. ...

New Georgia Supreme Court chief justice sworn in

Jul. 18, 2022 15:08 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's highest court has a new chief justice. Michael Boggs, who had been the court's presiding justice, was sworn in Monday as chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court. He replaces David Nahmias, who announced in February that he was stepping down from the...

Governor suspends Georgia gas taxes through mid-August

Jul. 01, 2022 08:54 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's governor is extending the suspension of the state's motor fuel tax through mid-August. Gov. Brian Kemp on Friday signed an executive order extending the suspension for a second time. The order also suspends the state sales tax on locomotive fuel. ...

Abrams tries to flip script on guns and crime in Georgia

Jun. 20, 2022 13:49 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — As Republicans nationwide gear up to attack Democrats with tough-on-crime platforms this fall, Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams is making guns a central focus of her race for governor, seeking to turn crime into a liability for incumbent Republican Gov. Brian Kemp's reelection bid. ...

Kemp signs order suspending Georgia gas taxes until mid-July

May. 26, 2022 16:59 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Brian Kemp is suspending Georgia's motor fuel tax for six more weeks. The Republican Kemp signed an executive order Thursday extending the tax break through July 14. Kemp used the announcement to again blame Democratic President Joe Biden for...