Boom! Georgia enacts new limits on fireworks

4:36 pm Apr. 28, 2016

A year after Georgia legalized the use of most kinds of fireworks, the state adopted a law that would restrict when and where they could be used.

Responding to angry complaints from residents jolted awake by

Jan. 12, 2016 -  Atlanta -  U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson delivers his address.   Isakson, Governor Nathan Deal, Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle, and House Speaker David Ralston were featured speakers at the Georgia Chamber of Commerce's annual Eggs & Issues Breakfast.  The event was expected to attract more than 2,000 Georgians, including many of the state's  elected officials and business leaders.  BOB ANDRES  / BANDRES@AJC.COM

Johnny Isakson unveils long-awaited VA reform bill

3:36 pm Apr. 28, 2016

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson unveiled legislation today that would overhaul accountability efforts at the Department of Veterans Affairs in a bid to change a culture that has produced a cascading list of scandals

Candidates Donald Trump, left, and Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speak during a commercial break in the GOP presidential debate in North Charleston, S.C. on Thursday. Scott Olson/Getty Images

Ted Cruz, Hillary Clinton win Georgia’s money race

7:00 am Apr. 28, 2016

The Republican presidential candidate who placed third in Georgia’s March 1 primary also pulled in the most money from Georgians in the first three months of 2016.

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz dramatically outraised his GOP rivals between January and