Sam Olens weighs action against fantasy sports websites

9:48 am Nov. 17, 2015

It’s only the barest hint of something to come, but Attorney General Sam Olens may be investigating whether daily fantasy sports sites run afoul of state prohibitions on gambling:

“The issue is pending in our office,”

State lawmaker wants hearing on campus rape prosecutions

8:52 am May. 22, 2015

State Rep. Earl Ehrhart, R-Powder Springs, says he’ll conduct hearings on how Georgia universities and colleges deal with accusations of rape, with an eye toward prohibiting the secretive, on-campus prosecutions. Ehrhart, who chairs a House

Why Democrats and transit will be relevant in 2015

5:44 pm Dec. 10, 2014

Two years ago, the concept of expanding fixed rail to move more commuters through metro Atlanta was declared dead – staked through the heart by the defeat a sales tax referendum.

One month ago, Democrats in

A glimmer of opportunity in a challenging jobs report

10:00 am Dec. 10, 2014

An aging workforce is preparing to retire and there are not enough skilled workers in Georgia to replenish it. A dearth of computer programmers and engineers is forcing firms to search out-of-state for staffers. And

Campaign tip sheet: Jason Carter, Nathan Deal talk about faith and morals

8:15 am Oct. 22, 2014

Nathan Deal, the Republican incumbent governor, will speak at the state Board of Education meeting in Atlanta this morning. Other events:

— 10 a.m.: Jason Carter, the Democratic candidate for governor, will address a gathering of the Georgia School Superintendents Association in Athens.

— 2:45 p.m.: Andrew Hunt, the Libertarian candidate for governor, will speak before the same group.

— 4:30 p.m.: Deal is scheduled to convene a first meeting of his Ebola