ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens says he is asking federal officials for an emergency 30-day delay to submit a rate review. Hudgens says some insurance companies have filed plans to increase insurance rates in Georgia by nearly 200 percent for certain people under the Affordable Care Act.
ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Department of Education officials are warning that $9.9 million of Georgia's Race to the Top grant funding is in jeopardy. They said in a letter that the threat to withhold funding stemmed from the state's failure to implement a performance-based teacher and leader evaluation program.
KINGSLAND, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in coastal Georgia say they've identified the body of a man who was found lying on church lawn. Camden County Sheriff's spokesman William Terrell tells the Brunswick News that 39-year-old Erik John Granath of Kingsland was found dead outside the Springhill Missionary Baptist Church.
ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Attorney's officials say an Atlanta man has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for filing fraudulent federal and state tax returns. Prosecutors say 51-year-old Frederick Roberts used stolen personal information to file fraudulent tax returns between 2009 and 2011. Authorities say the man received more than $866,400 in fraudulent refunds.
Created: Wed, 31 Jul 2013 05:15:10 EST
Updated: Wed, 31 Jul 2013 05:15:10 EST