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Saturday, October 17, 2020
The state's voter rolls have grown by nearly 2 million since the U.S. Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act in 2013, but polling locations have been cut by almost 10%.
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger says 1,000 people voted twice in the state's primary election this year but said he had no evidence the cases weren't honest mistakes. The state is investigating.
Monday, August 03, 2020
During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Georgia.
Monday, July 06, 2020
Georgia's governor has declared a state of emergency and called up the National Guard. It follows weeks of violent crime and property destruction in Atlanta. Thirty people were shot last weekend.
Monday, June 29, 2020
The 700,000-square-foot arena will allow voters to spread out. The arena's staff will serve as poll workers and the team's players will encourage local residents to vote via social media.
Monday, June 15, 2020
The NAACP event coincided with lawmakers return after a three-month hiatus due to COVID-19 fears. The march took on added urgency after Rayshard Brooks was killed by police over the weekend.
Tuesday, June 09, 2020
Georgia was one of five states to hold primary election Tuesday. While the state saw record absentee turnout, some voters have still faced long lines and equipment problems at the polling places.
Tuesday, June 09, 2020
In the city of Atlanta, voters waited upwards of three hours at some polling places as social distancing measures decreased the number of voting machines and people inside a polling place at one time.
Saturday, May 09, 2020
Georgia is one of four states that does not have a hate crime law. It became an issue this week with the arrest of a white father and son accused of shooting and killing an unarmed black jogger.
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Atlanta's Tyler Perry Studios has been home to Wakanda, the White House and The Walking Dead, but Wednesday it will host its most topical production yet: the next Democratic presidential debate.
Tuesday, November 05, 2019
Georgia is set to remove more than 313,000 people from voter rolls by the end of the year. After the 2018 election, which focused on voting rights, the state's methods are under close scrutiny.
Thursday, August 15, 2019
The outdated machines can stay for 2019 elections, but a federal judge says Georgia must transfer to paper ballots for 2020.
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
The gubernatorial race has captured national attention. President Trump and former President Obama have visited the state to rally on behalf of Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
After Atlanta-based Delta eliminated a discount program for NRA members, a Georgia official threatens to fight its tax break. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Georgia Public Broadcasting's Stephen Fowler.
Friday, March 31, 2017
Traffic is always bad in Atlanta, but now it's just plain awful after a fire destroyed part of Interstate 85. It won't be fixed for months. The Georgia governor has even declared a state of emergency.