Latest Georgia state government News

Hyundai announces new Georgia plant's $1B parts supplier

Nov. 24, 2022 10:59 AM EST

RICHMOND HILL, Ga. (AP) — South Korean automaker Hyundai has announced a second large supplier for its new electric car plant on the Georgia coast. Hyundai Mobis plans to invest nearly $1 billion in a new facility in Bryan County that could employ around 1,500 workers, Georgia Gov....

Georgia high court reinstates ban on abortions after 6 weeks

Nov. 23, 2022 15:29 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Supreme Court on Wednesday reinstated the state’s ban on abortions after roughly six weeks of pregnancy, abruptly ending access to later abortions that had resumed days earlier. In a one-page order, the justices put a lower court ruling overturning the...

Georgia high court allows Saturday voting for Senate runoff

Nov. 23, 2022 12:15 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia counties will be allowed to hold early voting this Saturday in the U.S. Senate runoff election between Democratic incumbent Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker, under a Wednesday ruling from the state Supreme Court. The court issued a...

Georgia Supreme Court reinstates state's ban on abortions after roughly six weeks of pregnancy

Nov. 23, 2022 12:05 PM EST
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Supreme Court reinstates state's ban on abortions after roughly six weeks of pregnancy.

Republicans try to stop Saturday voting in Georgia runoff

Nov. 22, 2022 15:58 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican groups appealed to Georgia's highest court Tuesday in an attempt to prohibit early voting this Saturday in the U.S. Senate runoff election between Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker. The Georgia Republican Party, the...

Walker, Kemp campaign in Ga. together for the 1st time

Nov. 19, 2022 16:12 PM EST

SMYRNA, Ga. (AP) — Fresh off his commanding reelection, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Saturday played the role of dutiful Republican soldier as he campaigned for the first time alongside Senate hopeful Herschel Walker after spending months steering clear of his ticket-mate. The joint...

Georgia asks court to immediately reinstate abortion ban

Nov. 18, 2022 17:08 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia officials asked a court on Friday to immediately block a judge's ruling striking down the state's abortion ban. The ruling allowed the procedure to again be performed beyond about six weeks of pregnancy. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney's...

Editorial Roundup: Georgia

Nov. 18, 2022 12:09 PM EST

Brunswick News. November 15, 2022. Editorial: Election officials have no shortage of problems work on If veteran and newly elected state legislators are looking for measures to champion that would improve the quality of life and the safety of the people they...

Georgia abortion providers wary after court strikes down ban

Nov. 17, 2022 16:37 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Abortion providers in Georgia resumed performing the procedure beyond six weeks of pregnancy this week after a judge threw out the state's abortion ban. But some said they are moving cautiously amid an ongoing legal fight that could just as quickly restore the restrictions. ...

Georgia releases school data, but no grades for third year

Nov. 17, 2022 16:07 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Department of Education is releasing data on how public schools and districts performed in the 2021-2022 school year, but the state isn't assigning A-to-F letter grades for a third year in a row because of limited data following the COVID-19 pandemic. ...