Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US lands

A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions left unfilled, rules considered burdensome to industry shelved, and a sweeping reorganization proposed for its 70,000 employees.

What to wear at polls? High court will have a say...

Should political swagger be banned from polling locations? The Supreme Court is about to decide.

Jimmy Carter ‘deathly afraid’ as wife underwent surgery

“I was deathly afraid,” Carter said. “I prayed for three hours.”

Trump focus on mental health after school shooting denounced

Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting.

Natural resources legislative update

There are a multiple outdoor related bills making their way through the Georgia General Assembly this year. Some are fairly mundane, others seem needless...

Survivors of deadly school shooting lash out at Trump

Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida focused their anger Sunday at President Donald Trump, contending that his response to the attack has been needlessly divisive.

Democrats, Rubio want ‘red flags’ to enable gun seizures

Only five states have laws enabling family members, guardians or police to ask judges to temporarily strip gun rights from people who show warning signs of violence

Trump names Georgia sheriff, police chief as US marshals

President Donald Trump has chosen a Georgia sheriff and a former police chief to fill vacant U.S. marshal posts in the state.

Georgia Senate backs plan forming city of Eagle’s Landing

The push for city-hood around the state continues...

Georgia legislature gets expanded sexual harassment policy

Leaders of the Georgia House and Senate last week adopted an expanded sexual harassment policy requiring state lawmakers to receive training every two years.