Sunday, September 24, 2017

Hospitals in Georgia partner for specialized surgeries

Two hospitals in Georgia are collaborating for a clinical partnership to specialize in surgeries.

Federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance should be available to Georgia counties impacted...

State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said he’s been assured by U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta that assistance will be available for Georgians disrupted by Hurricane Irma.

Bad immigration lawyers hard to find, harder to stop

With a rapid succession of policy changes and a sharp rise in arrests, the Trump administration has created a surge of demand among immigrants in need of legal help, and hundreds of lawyers have started taking on immigration cases. But the systems for finding and reporting fraud and misconduct remain byzantine and allow bad lawyers to sometimes rack up dozens of complaints before they are stopped.

Neo-Nazi site’s publisher says he’s got no home on internet

A neo-Nazi website’s publisher said Wednesday that he has “effectively been completely banned from the internet” after mocking the victim of a deadly car attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia.

New Warden Named at Valdosta State Prison

Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) Commissioner Gregory C. Dozier announced the promotion of Don Blakely to Warden at Valdosta State Prison, effective August 21,...

Georgia Ports Authority up 10.8%

#WHOAH -- In what was its busiest July ever, the Port of Savannah handled more than 336,000 TEUs

Procter & Gamble takes calculated risk with ‘The Talk’ ad

Proctor & Gamble uses its commericial spot to showcase black mothers telling their children about racial bias in America. What do you think about the ad?

July tax revenues up 7.1 percent

Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday that Georgia’s net tax collections for July totaled nearly $1.72 billion, for an increase of $113.4 million, or 7.1 percent, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled roughly $1.61 billion.

Billions lost in nuclear power projects, with more bills due

BACKFIRED - Lawmakers passed a law allowing utilities to charge customers up front and to recoup their investments even if the projects never produced a kilowatt. Several other Southern states also passed “pay-as-you-go” laws.

GA Hospital Settles Medicaid Fraud Suit with US & State of...

The Georgia hospital has to pay the United States government AND the state of Georgia.