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.

Latest from Misty Williams

Obamacare repeal met with anxiety, celebration in Georgia
 When the U.S. House of Representatives finally made good on its promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act Thursday, Josh Schiffer felt a pit in his stomach. Schiffer’s five-year-old daughter has a congenital heart defect, the kind of pre-existing condition that insurance companies used to refuse to cover or charge with outlandish premium...

12:31 AM Saturday, May. 06, 2017

When the U.S. House of Representatives finally made good on its promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act Thursday, Josh Schiffer felt a pit in his stomach. Schiffer’s five-year-old daughter has a congenital heart defect, the kind of pre-existing condition that insurance companies used to refuse to cover or charge with outlandish premium...
House approves Obamacare repeal
 After months of false starts, arm twisting and political infighting, House Republicans finally passed legislation on Thursday to fulfill their longtime campaign promise of repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. Now comes the hard part. The GOP bill, known as the American Health Care Act, which the House narrowly approved 217...

7:31 PM Thursday, May. 04, 2017

After months of false starts, arm twisting and political infighting, House Republicans finally passed legislation on Thursday to fulfill their longtime campaign promise of repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. Now comes the hard part. The GOP bill, known as the American Health Care Act, which the House narrowly approved 217...
BREAKING: House passes Obamacare repeal after months of infighting
 The House voted narrowly entirely along party lines Thursday to pass a Republican bill to repeal and replace Obamacare after months of infighting and false starts. The legislation squeaked through the chamber with only one vote to spare, 217-213. No Democrats voted in favor of the bill, known as the American Health Care Act, and 20 Republicans...

6:19 PM Thursday, May. 04, 2017

The House voted narrowly entirely along party lines Thursday to pass a Republican bill to repeal and replace Obamacare after months of infighting and false starts. The legislation squeaked through the chamber with only one vote to spare, 217-213. No Democrats voted in favor of the bill, known as the American Health Care Act, and 20 Republicans...
BREAKING: House to vote on Obamacare repeal by 2 p.m.
 The House is expected to vote on the GOP health plan to replace the Affordable Care Act between 1:15 p.m. and 1:45 p.m. today. And after months of infighting and false starts, it looks like House Republicans may finally have enough votes to pass the bill, called the American Health Care Act. They need 216 votes to pass it, and in a procedural...

12:59 AM Thursday, May. 04, 2017

The House is expected to vote on the GOP health plan to replace the Affordable Care Act between 1:15 p.m. and 1:45 p.m. today. And after months of infighting and false starts, it looks like House Republicans may finally have enough votes to pass the bill, called the American Health Care Act. They need 216 votes to pass it, and in a procedural...
Doctor: Roswell murder suspect Hazelwood competent, when medicated
May 3, 2017: Jeffrey Hazelwood appeared in court, where a psychologist testified that he is competent to stand trial as long as he continues his medication. Hazelwood is accused of killing two teenagers behind a Roswell Publix.

4:19 PM Wednesday, May. 03, 2017

May 3, 2017: Jeffrey Hazelwood appeared in court, where a psychologist testified that he is competent to stand trial as long as he continues his medication. Hazelwood is accused of killing two teenagers behind a Roswell Publix.
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May 3, 2017: Jeffrey Hazelwood appeared in court, where a  psychologist testified  that he is competent to stand trial as long as he continues his medication. Hazelwood is accused of killing two teenagers behind a Roswell Publix.

3:52 PM Wednesday, May. 03, 2017

May 3, 2017: Jeffrey Hazelwood appeared in court, where a psychologist testified that he is competent to stand trial as long as he continues his medication. Hazelwood is accused of killing two teenagers behind a Roswell Publix.
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Protesters shouted "Not my president," as President Donald Trump arrived to attend a fundraiser for Karen Handel in downtown Atlanta.

6:55 PM Friday, Apr. 28, 2017

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...

6:51 PM Friday, Apr. 28, 2017

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.

3:10 PM Friday, Apr. 28, 2017

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.

4:07 PM Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017

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...

7:05 PM Monday, Apr. 17, 2017

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...