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Tuition and fees to increase at Georgia’s public universities starting fall 2024

Students attending Georgia public colleges will face a tuition increase starting fall 2024, with in-state students paying 2.5% more and out-of-state students seeing a 5% hike, alongside the introduction of a higher tuition rate for international students. These changes, approved by the Board of Regents, reflect efforts to manage rising operational costs across the University System of Georgia amidst ongoing economic inflation.

Critics pan Georgia Power fossil fuel plans ahead of state PSC hearing

During a hearing, a Georgia Power representative urged the Public Service Commission to support a stipulated agreement that offers financial protection for ratepayers, despite criticisms that the company’s plans are unrealistic and could increase its carbon footprint. Critics argue that replacing the expanded use of fossil fuels with more renewable energy in the plan could prevent significant environmental impacts.

Fulton judge to rule in two weeks on Fani Willis disqualification motion in 2020 election case

A Fulton County judge on Friday said he plans to rule in the next two weeks on whether to remove District Attorney Fani Willis and her team of prosecutors from the high-profile 2020 election interference case that has been sidetracked by a series of contentious court filings and court hearings.