Due to inflation and workforce shortages, the Department of Human Services is working through an increased volume of applicants and renewals for SNAP benefits, according to a department spokesperson, Kylie Winton.
Republican Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp turned back a second electoral challenge from Democratic challenger Stacey Abrams, maintaining GOP control in the South’s most politically competitive state and dealing another defeat to the national Democratic star.
Republicans are seeking to hold their majorities in Georgia’s legislature and maintain their lock on statewide offices as voting concludes Tuesday, even as Democrats compete heavily for governor and U.S. senator at the top of the ballot.
“For the next 12 to 18 months, we are asking consumers to show up at the airport, plan to arrive at the airport 2.5 hours prior to your flight departing," said Balram Bheodari, General Manager for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Georgia produces the most timber of any state. Now the state is letting voters decide if timber producers should be given a break on taxes for their machines similar to the tax break for agriculture producers.
A fiery debate Friday night in Savannah between incumbent Democratic Georgia U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock and his Republican challenger, Herschel Walker, sparked headlines across the country and further heated up a race with major national implications.
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp rolled out an agenda aimed at helping students learn what they missed during the pandemic, encouraging teacher aides to become full teachers and increasing funding for school counselors.
The filing late Monday is part of a broader lawsuit challenging the security of the state’s voting machines that has been drawn into a separate investigation of former President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn his loss in Georgia.