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Misty Williams

Editor and writer for Enterprise

Misty Williams is an editor and writer for the Enterprise team. She has covered health care since joining the AJC in January 2011. Previously she served as an editor at a weekly business journal and covered real estate at daily newspapers in Phoenix and Bakersfield, Calif.

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Protesters shouted "Not my president," as President Donald Trump arrived to attend a fundraiser for Karen Handel in downtown Atlanta.

Posted: 18 hours ago

Protesters shouted "Not my president," as President Donald Trump arrived to attend a fundraiser for Karen Handel in downtown Atlanta.
Day of protests wraps up as Trump heads out of Atlanta
 Protests against President Donald Trump have all but wrapped up for the day. Hundreds of protesters gathered in Woodruff Park, outside of CNN Center and the Capital City Club on Friday to protest Trump, who made his first appearance in Georgia after his election. Trump spoke at a National Rifle Association convention, which was estimated...

Posted: 18 hours ago

Protests against President Donald Trump have all but wrapped up for the day. Hundreds of protesters gathered in Woodruff Park, outside of CNN Center and the Capital City Club on Friday to protest Trump, who made his first appearance in Georgia after his election. Trump spoke at a National Rifle Association convention, which was estimated...
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Martha Anderson drove up from Macon after seeing plans for a protest on Facebook. She said she just hopes to make her voice heard.

Posted: 22 hours ago

Martha Anderson drove up from Macon after seeing plans for a protest on Facebook. She said she just hopes to make her voice heard.
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Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni  has turned himself in to authorities. He and another Gwinnett police officer have been charged with beating a motorist.

Posted: a day ago

Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni has turned himself in to authorities. He and another Gwinnett police officer have been charged with beating a motorist.
How a portion of I-20 buckling will affect your commute
 Atlanta commuters are in for yet another headache this afternoon. But it hopefully won’t last too long. Westbound Interstate 20 between Candler and Gresham roads is currently closed after a section of the roadway buckled Monday. Transportation officials said around 3 p.m., however, that two to three lanes of the westbound portion of...

Posted: 11 days ago

Atlanta commuters are in for yet another headache this afternoon. But it hopefully won’t last too long. Westbound Interstate 20 between Candler and Gresham roads is currently closed after a section of the roadway buckled Monday. Transportation officials said around 3 p.m., however, that two to three lanes of the westbound portion of...
After GOP health plan fails, Georgia explores Medicaid changes
 Gov. Nathan Deal’s administration is exploring changes to Georgia’s Medicaid program after a sweeping Republican overhaul of the Affordable Care Act was scuttled last week in a stunning rebuke to Donald Trump and Congressional leaders. The collapse of the GOP health plan has reignited debate in Georgia and other red states...

7:05 PM Tuesday, Mar. 28, 2017

Gov. Nathan Deal’s administration is exploring changes to Georgia’s Medicaid program after a sweeping Republican overhaul of the Affordable Care Act was scuttled last week in a stunning rebuke to Donald Trump and Congressional leaders. The collapse of the GOP health plan has reignited debate in Georgia and other red states...
After failure of GOP health plan, what’s next?
 The implosion of the GOP’s effort to gut Obamacare drew a mix of cheers and expressions of dismay across Georgia as health care providers, insurers, consumer advocates, lawmakers and voters struggled to grasp what it means for the future of health care in the Peach State. One thing is certain: the collapse of the GOP plan means...

10:59 PM Saturday, Mar. 25, 2017

The implosion of the GOP’s effort to gut Obamacare drew a mix of cheers and expressions of dismay across Georgia as health care providers, insurers, consumer advocates, lawmakers and voters struggled to grasp what it means for the future of health care in the Peach State. One thing is certain: the collapse of the GOP plan means...
Health care plan collapses in major setback for Trump, GOP
 Obamacare remains the law of the land for the foreseeable future. Republicans, who have campaigned for years on a pledge to repeal the Democrats’ signature health law, saw their efforts collapse in dramatic fashion on Friday. Just minutes before the U.S. House was set to vote, Republican leaders yanked their replacement bill conceding...

11:14 PM Friday, Mar. 24, 2017

Obamacare remains the law of the land for the foreseeable future. Republicans, who have campaigned for years on a pledge to repeal the Democrats’ signature health law, saw their efforts collapse in dramatic fashion on Friday. Just minutes before the U.S. House was set to vote, Republican leaders yanked their replacement bill conceding...
Trump ‘disappointed’ by GOP failure to pass health plan
 House Republican leaders have shelved legislation that would repeal and replace Obamacare after failing to muster enough support from within their own party. “This is a setback no two ways about it,” House Speaker Paul Ryan said at a Capitol Hill news conference late Friday.   “We just didn’t quite get...

7:44 PM Friday, Mar. 24, 2017

House Republican leaders have shelved legislation that would repeal and replace Obamacare after failing to muster enough support from within their own party. “This is a setback no two ways about it,” House Speaker Paul Ryan said at a Capitol Hill news conference late Friday.   “We just didn’t quite get...
BREAKING: Reoublicans pull health care bill amid internal revolt
 4:13 p.m.  Republican House leaders withdrew a vote on their GOP health plan after they failed to win over enough support in their own ranks. President Donald Trump - who just a day ago had demanded a vote on the bill - agreed with the decision. “This is a setback no two ways about it,” House Speaker Paul Ryan said at a Capitol...

1:42 PM Friday, Mar. 24, 2017

4:13 p.m.  Republican House leaders withdrew a vote on their GOP health plan after they failed to win over enough support in their own ranks. President Donald Trump - who just a day ago had demanded a vote on the bill - agreed with the decision. “This is a setback no two ways about it,” House Speaker Paul Ryan said at a Capitol...
GOP scrambles to save health bill
 Republican leaders late Thursday conceded major changes to their Obamacare replacement plan in a last-minute effort to win over holdouts within the GOP who had opposed the bill. The biggest change to the plan: eliminating “essential health benefits” such as maternity care and mental health services, which Obamacare requires insurers...

7:11 PM Thursday, Mar. 23, 2017

Republican leaders late Thursday conceded major changes to their Obamacare replacement plan in a last-minute effort to win over holdouts within the GOP who had opposed the bill. The biggest change to the plan: eliminating “essential health benefits” such as maternity care and mental health services, which Obamacare requires insurers...