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Ken Hodges passes on AG run to seek judgeship

5:00 am Mar. 29, 2017

Former Democratic prosecutor Ken Hodges said Wednesday he’ll run for an open seat on the Georgia Court of Appeals next year with the support from an influential Republican.

With his bid to join the state’s second-highest

Your tip sheet: The end is near!

7:30 am Mar. 28, 2017

Days remaining in the 2017 legislative session: 2

How much work can lawmakers pack into two days? We’re about to find out as the House and Senate convene for Day 39 today at 10 a.m. Day 40, blessed Sine Die, is Thursday.

Both chambers have a number of key bills on the floor for Day 39, including medical marijuana (Senate Bill 16), and tax credit bills for rural business development (SB 133)