Friday Nov 29
Carter's legacy hovers over grandson's run
Five days after Jason Carter jumped into the Georgia governor's race, his grandfather, former President Jimmy Carter, delivered a speech urging a ban on the death penalty.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Creative Loafing Atlanta
Metro Atlanta congressmen hear tales of Obamacare's complexities
Several Georgia congressmen today took part in a metro Atlanta hearing on the Affordable Care Act and were greeted with responses that included harsh attacks, nuanced critiques, and other stories about the law's complexities.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
(Democrat) Senator: Sports Stadiums 'at Risk...
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse warns sports stadiums are at risk from the "sea level rise effects of climate change," and that climate change specifically threatens hockey and skiing.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Resurrected Johnson gun bill extends far beyond airport premises
Johnson's bill would ensure people dropping off and picking up loved ones would be disarmed on their trips to and from all U.S. airports..
Creative Loafing Atlanta
First Slice 11/20/13: Atlanta congressman introduces bill to ban firearms at airports
U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Lithonia, has sponsored a bill to prohibit guns from being carried into airports.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
On Common Ground News
Rep. Johnson proposes strict gun law for airports nationwide
Seeking to make airports around the nation safer for the general public and the law enforcement officers who patrol them, Congressman Hank Johnson introduced the "Airport Security Act of 2013" .
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Bill Would Ban Guns in Airports
A handful of lawmakers are hoping to ban guns in airports with a new bill in Congress, weeks after a gunman fatally opened fire in Los Angeles International Airport .
Ga Rep. Jack Kingston looks for more solutions to health care law
U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston speaks U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson before President Barack Obama speaks to a small crowd at the Savannah Technical College March 2, 2010 in Savannah, Georgia.
Tea Party Group Wants Disclosure Exemption On Grounds That The...
The Federal Election Commission is scheduled to vote Thursday on a request by the Tea Party Leadership Fund to be exempted from campaign disclosure laws based on alleged "sustained harassment and severe hostility" to Tea Party activists by the federal government and the general public.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
House Judiciary members want another patent hearing
Members of the House Judiciary Committee wrote to Chairman Bob Goodlatte this week, asking for another hearing on the topic of patent reform.
Wed Nov 06, 2013
Holding Georgia Congressman accountable over rent
With all eyes on Washington over the budget and the recent government shut down, we, at 11Alive, thought this might be a good time to hold our Georgia Congressmen accountable over how they are controlling their own budgets.
Carter expected to announce run for Governor
Georgia Democrats are expecting an announcement Thursday that Jason Carter will make a run for Governor.