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Atlanta loses 2021 MLB All-Star Game

MLB All-Star Game is pulling out of metro Atlanta due to the new voting laws

"Fair access to voting continues to have our game’s unwavering support," said the MLB commissioner in a statement.
Here's what's going on with voting legislation in Georgia

Here’s what’s going on with voting legislation in Georgia and why opponents say it’s clear “voter suppression”

After Monday's Crossover Day, 12 different bills remain alive in the House and Senate and could make a variety of drastic changes to Georgia's elections laws, including doing away with no-excuse absentee voting, requiring absentee voter ID, restricting the locations of ballot drop boxes, and limiting the hours for early voting. Republicans in support of the bills say the changes are needed to protect the integrity of elections; Democrats say the bills are clearly voter suppression tactics.

Elections, online betting, citizen’s arrest: Georgia’s General Assembly enters the final stretch for 2021

What survived and what didn't on Crossover Day 2021, a.k.a. the day a bill must pass either the Georgia House or Senate in order to have a chance at becoming law.

Five bills on Governor Kemp’s desk that could affect you the most

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has until May 12 to sign or veto the bills that cleared the Legislature during this recent General Assembly. Some proposals will be a no-brainer for the governor, others are marred in controversy. Here’s a look at some of the most impactful measures.
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How redrawing districts has kept Georgia incumbents in power

Georgia lawmakers have been accused of moving the goal posts so their party can stay in power. Could an independent set of mapmakers put an end to the process? Or must the courts decide?

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