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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.

FAFSA delays pose challenges for Georgia college-bound students

Students across Georgia are facing delays in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process, particularly challenging due to its late January rollout and additional complications for mixed-status families. Despite these setbacks, the Department of Education has implemented fixes for major issues, and officials, including MorraLee Keller of the National College Attainment Network, urge students not to give up on securing financial aid for college.

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.