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Georgia Democrats amplify warning that November election poses threat to access to birth control

Former State Sen. Jen Jordan joined other Georgia Democrats and a health care provider to urge people who are concerned about access to contraceptives to vote this November. Kate Verity/Georgia Recorder Georgia Democrats are warning of a continued threat to reproductive rights after U.S. Senate Republicans blocked an attempt to reinforce Americans’ access to contraception…

Georgia lawmakers in line for new building to debate big issues

Regilding the iconic Gold Dome is just one part of the Capitol Hill renovations that are taking off. Ross Williams/Georgia Recorder Some of the most important legislative debates at the Georgia Capitol don’t take place under the Gold Dome, but are instead hashed out across Mitchell Street, where committee rooms are often packed with lobbyists…