Capitol Beat

Georgia. Politics.

Kemp inks $1 billion state tax rebate

Gov. Brian Kemp signs a $1 billion state income tax rebate late Tuesday. ATLANTA - Gov. Brian Kemp wasted no time signing the $1 billion state income tax rebate the General Assembly passed this week. The Republican governor put his signature on House Bill 162 late...

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Lawmakers debate mining near Okefenokee Swamp

ATLANTA - It was jobs versus protecting a national environmental treasure Tuesday when a Georgia House subcommittee held a two-hour hearing on a proposed titanium mine near the Okefenokee Swamp. Environmental advocates urged lawmakers to pass legislation banning...

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