A recent poll found that for 69 percent of likely voters, cost of living, jobs and the economy combined to rank as the highest-priority issue for the upcoming election, with 87 percent ranking cost of living and the economy as the two most important.
Georgia has committed billions in incentives to electric vehicle and battery manufacturing companies for building factories across the state. The law is expected to stimulate investments that give consumers more choices.
A meetup that was intended to showcase farming issues quickly dissolved into a forum in which top state Republicans voiced concern over a Democrat-proposed measure that, Republicans fear, would place financial strain on farmers and families.
The law includes a “parity” provision that mandates insurance companies cover mental health services the same as they do physical care. But many residents may not know of the change and continue to pay out-of-pocket for covered treatment.
A poll from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution found that 42 percent of likely voters were more inclined to vote for a candidate who wants to protect abortion rights and about 55 percent said they disagree with the state’s new abortion law.