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Multiple judges in Georgia within the last decade have been accused of misconduct, many in cases of a sexual nature, according to a list compiled by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in 2010. 

“We do not want our judges harassing litigants or jurors, or presiding over cases when one of the lawyers is a sexual partner of the judge,” said Stephen Bright, president and senior council at the Southern Center for Human Rights.

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A state Senate committee heard testimony Thursday about raising the state's minimum wage. Dozens of supporters came to show support for a potential wage raise as the General Assembly considers two different bills.

One measure, sponsored by Sen. Donzella James, D-Atlanta, would raise the hourly wage from $5.15 an hour to $10.10. The other bill, sponsored by Sen. Vincent Fort, D-Atlanta, would raise the wage to $15 an hour.

Bills Stall As Georgia Legislative Session Nears End

Mar 31, 2015
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There are several state bills that appear dead for this year, because they didn’t make it onto the list of bills that could be voted on by the Georgia Senate.

The legislation widely known as the Sunday brunch bill is one of those that appears unlikely to pass this year. The legislation would have allowed local governments to decide whether restaurants could sell alcohol starting at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday. That’s two hours earlier than what’s allowed under state law now.

South Fulton Cityhood Bill Clears Senate Committee

Mar 14, 2014

A state Senate committee Thursday approved a bill that would allow voters to incorporate the last portion of unincorporated Fulton County

Under House Bill 704,  a referendum would be held in November on creating a new city of South Fulton.

Senate Committee Mulls South Fulton Cityhood Bill

Mar 5, 2014

The Georgia Senate is considering a bill that would allow voters to decide whether to create a new city in south Fulton County.

House Bill 704 paves the way for November referendum.