A sudden, state Capitol fight over plastic bags

9:37 am Mar. 2, 2015

The ubiquitous plastic bag used by retailers across the country may be the surprise issue of the 2015 session of the Legislature.

Our AJC colleague Kristina Torres Officials on Tybee and Athens have discussed a local

Nathan Deal signs ‘ban the box’ hiring policy

6:00 am Feb. 24, 2015

Job seekers applying for work with the state of Georgia will no longer need to disclose prior criminal convictions on their initial applications.

Gov. Nathan Deal

“Such policies will allow returning citizens an opportunity to explain