Capitol Beat

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Kemp chief of staff moving to Georgia Power

Trey Kilpatrick ATLANTA - Gov. Brian Kemp's chief of staff is headed to an executive position with Georgia Power. The Atlanta-based utility Tuesday named Trey Kilpatrick senior vice president of external affairs effective Jan. 15. Kilpatrick became Kemp's chief of...

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Appellate court upholds statewide PSC elections

ATLANTA - A federal appellate court has upheld the method Georgia uses to elect members of the state Public Service Commission (PSC), reversing a lower-court ruling. In a decision handed down late last week, the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals endorsed the system...

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Foster care study committee makes recommendations

State Sen. Kay Kirkpatrick ATLANTA - A combination of legislation and spending increases are needed to improve Georgia's foster care system, according to a report a legislative study committee adopted Monday. The state Senate Study Committee on Foster Care and...

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