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Georgia lawmakers pass hate crimes, more police protections

Georgia’s legislature on Tuesday passed hate crimes legislation deemed essential by state leaders, sending the measure to Gov. Brian Kemp’s desk.

Georgia lawmakers focus on budget cuts as potential recession looms

ATLANTA, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Georgia lawmakers met Monday in Atlanta for the 2020 legislative session. Middle Georgia lawmakers say they're preparing for a recession. Therefore,...

Georgia lawmakers hear input on casino gambling

HAMPTON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -- Ahead of Georgia's 2020 legislative session, voters expressed their concerns on expanding gambling in the state. The Atlanta Motor Speedway presented...

Middle Georgia farmers excited about disaster relief funding

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - President Donald Trump has signed a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill aimed at helping communities across the country bounce back...

Deal breaks down the numbers in $470 million South Georgia spending plan

As Governor Nathan Deal's emergency session continues, lawmakers are beginning to make progress on South Georgia support funding.

Here’s what you can and can’t do while driving with your mobile devices

Lawmakers behind HB 673 want to clear up some of the confusion on which devices are allowed and which are not for drivers behind the wheel.

State lawmakers propose first reduced tax income rate in 80 years

For the first time in more than 80 years, lawmakers in the state of Georgia have voted to reduce the income tax rate for corporations and individuals.

State Lawmakers push ‘mimosa mandate’ for Sunday morning alcohol sales

Some state lawmakers in Atlanta are pushing a new bill that has the approval of local businesses. They're calling it the 'brunch bill'.

Georgia General Assembly reconvenes for legislative session

The Georgia General Assembly is back in session and several lawmakers in Middle Georgia say with this year being an election year, they've got big plans.

Black Georgia lawmakers blast Trump panel on voting fraud

ATLANTA (AP) - Black lawmakers in Georgia are blasting President Donald Trump's election fraud commission for requesting extensive personal voter information. Democrats who serve in...
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BS Report: July 1st

It's almost time for football (hopefully)! Georgia and Florida fans have started the trash-talking already, and Bill Shanks is here to throw some more...

Solid Waste Department continues to clean illegal dumping in Unionville

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — The Solid Waste Department is on a mission to stop illegal dumping in Bibb County communities. Sanitation crews spent Tuesday cleaning...

It’s the Law: Stand Your Ground

MACON, Georgia (WMGT/41NBC) - Attorney J Davis from James W. Davis and Associates joins 41NBC’s Shelby Coates for our weekly segment “It’s the Law.” A...