ATLANTA — Georgia House Speaker David Ralston cast serious doubts Friday that the state will be able to afford either a teacher pay raise or an income tax cut because of the coronavirus pandemic’s economic impact.
ATLANTA - Georgia House Speaker David Ralston is asking Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to delay the May 19 primaries because of the coronavirus pandemic.
A fifth state senator has tested positive for coronavirus as the respiratory illness eclipsed 1,200 confirmed cases and claimed 40 lives in Georgia as of Wednesday.
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