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Are your French fries safe? Georgia senators move to regulate third party deliveries
Jan 26, 2023

Third-party delivery services — those folks who deliver your favorite restaurant takeout to your home — could face greater regulatory scrutiny under a bill set to be introduced in the state Senate on Monday. The bipartisan Senate Bill 34 would require food delivery services such as DoorDash, GrubHub and Uber Eats to have contract agreements …

How to watch Kemp’s State of the State address
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Jan 24, 2023

Gov. Brian Kemp will give his annual State of the State speech Wednesday at 11 a.m. under the Gold Dome of the Georgia Statehouse. Kemp will deliver the address at a time when the state has $6.6 billion in surplus cash to spend, so expect the governor to talk about how that surplus will benefit …

People have mixed feelings about governor’s proposed tax refunds
Jan 20, 2023

The Gist Georgians are likely to receive two one-time tax refunds this year if lawmakers approve Gov. Brian Kemp’s proposal this legislative session. An income tax refund will mean $250 for single filers and $500 for joint filers this spring, and homeowners are likely to get about $500 in property tax refunds by year’s end. …

Q&A: Kevin Tanner talks improving mental health access in Georgia
Jan 17, 2023

Kevin Tanner took over as commissioner of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) last month, with a challenging mandate to oversee an agency responsible for meeting the health needs of some of the state’s most vulnerable people, including those undergoing mental health crises and battling substance abuse issues. A former police chief, county …

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