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Friday, January 19, 2018

Adoption bill excluding religious liberty passes Georgia Senate

Adoption bill excluding religious liberty passes Georgia Senate

GOP GA Governor hopeful endorses increasing Medicaid enrollment for work

Increasing Medicaid enrollees could have political consequences for GOP Governor hopeful.

R.J. Rico named AP Georgia legislative relief staffer

As a freelance journalist, Rico has written stories for numerous outlets including The Guardian, The New York Times and VICE.

Former Atlanta city official gets 2 years in bribery probe

A former high-ranking Atlanta city official was sentenced Tuesday to serve more than two years in federal prison for accepting bribes in exchange for lucrative city contracts.

Civil rights veteran Rep. Lewis being honored in Mississippi

A private group called Friends of Mississippi Civil Rights Inc. announced Tuesday that it will give awards to Lewis, who helped lead the historic 1965 march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama; and Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, who also was active in the civil rights movement

King children criticize Trump, decry racism on MLK holiday

Two of Martin Luther King Jr.’s children and the pastor of his historic Atlanta church marked the national King holiday Monday with sharp denunciations of President Donald Trump, focusing on disparaging remarks he is said to have made about African countries and Haitian immigrants.

Justices Seem to Favor Florida in Water Fight With Georgia

The Supreme Court appears to be looking for a way to side with Florida in its complaint that Georgia uses too much water and leaves too little for its southern neighbor.

Senators who didn’t recall Trump using vulgarity backtrack

Two Republican senators who had said they did not recall President Donald Trump using a vulgarity to describe African countries backtracked Sunday and challenged other senators’ descriptions of the remark.

Girl Scouts join fight over bridge named for segregationist

Lawmakers can expect face-to-face meetings with Girl Scouts from across Georgia next month at the state Capitol, where the young scouts plan on treating legislators to a milk-and-cookie reception.

Deal: Georgia ‘exceptional’ after 7 years of his leadership

The 75-year-old governor choked up multiple times during his 45 minutes at the House rostrum, thanking voters for their “kindness ... support ... and your prayers” and praising his wife, Sandra Deal, as she looked on from the gallery.
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