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Bishop Eddie Long (L) embraces a friend, at the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in this 2010 file photo. John Amis-Pool/Getty Images

Tip sheet: An Eddie Long resolution in the Senate

6:30 am Jan. 24, 2017

Days remaining in the 2017 Legislative session: 35

House budget writers meet again at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday to continue work on the amended Fiscal 2017 budget, which should reach the House floor later this week. This is the so-called “little budget,” where lawmakers adjust the spending plan passed in 2016 to reflect changes to state revenue collections.

The House and Senate will convene  at 10. No bills have made it to the

The aide who helped Sonny Perdue land a Cabinet spot

6:00 am Jan. 24, 2017

Washington – The stir quickly spread through the ballroom at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, where hundreds of Georgians were schmoozing and dancing for a bipartisan pre-inauguration gala.

Former Gov. Sonny Perdue, who