Richard Elliot, WSB-TV

Richard Elliot

WSB-TV

Texas, United States

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  • WSB-TV
Past:
  • WSB Radio
  • NEWS102.3 KRMG
  • WOKV News
  • Boston 25 News
  • WSOCTV
  • WDBO
  • WHIOTV
  • Dayton Daily News
  • The Palm Beach Post

Recent articles by Richard:

Gov. Kemp to reopen Georgia World Congress Center to coronavirus patients next week

Governor Brian Kemp said Friday that he is allowing coronavirus patients to be treated at the temporary hospital set up at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. → Read More

Atlanta pays respects to beloved congressman John Lewis

The private funeral didn't keep everyday people in Atlanta from coming out to celebrate the congressman's life. → Read More

City says governor exceeded his power in order to stop mask mandate

The city of Atlanta has filed a 254-page response to the governor’s request for an emergency injunction to stop Bottoms’ orders. → Read More

Judge recuses herself in Kemp-Bottoms mask mandate case, hearing canceled for today

Stay with Channel 2 Action News for updates on this developing story → Read More

Governor sues Atlanta mayor, city council over mask mandate

The move will set up a legal showdown between the state and local governments over efforts to contain the disease. → Read More

President Trump talks 1-on-1 with Channel 2 about reopening plan, Georgia schools

During the 1-on-1 interview, Trump praised Gov. Kemp’s reopening plan, just months after expressing some worry that Georgia reopened too early. → Read More

COVID-19 trial underway at Emory shows great results in battling virus, moves to next phase

The vaccine is creating the type of immune response doctors want to see very early on before moving forward with a larger trial. → Read More

Governor continues to urge Georgians to wear masks as he tours new wing at Piedmont Hospital

The governor says he is especially concerned about the rise in the number of younger patients. → Read More

State leaders pass $26 billion budget, now heads to governor’s desk

Going into budget negotiations, lawmakers were warned that state agencies across the board were likely going to have to make steep cuts. → Read More

Georgia lawmakers pass new hate crime bill in bipartisan vote

ATLANTA - The Georgia Senate, and then the House, approved a new hate crime law Tuesday but only after some last-minute changes threatened to derail the process. A last-minute amendment to include first responders to the list of protected groups of people was pulled late Monday to clear the way for Tuesday’s vote. The new law would include additional penalties and sentences for any crime… → Read More

Georgia lawmakers pass new hate crime bill in bipartisan vote

ATLANTA - The Georgia Senate, and then the House, approved a new hate crime law Tuesday but only after some last-minute changes threatened to derail the process. A last-minute amendment to include first responders to the list of protected groups of people was pulled late Monday to clear the way for Tuesday’s vote. The new law would include additional penalties and sentences for any crime… → Read More

Georgia Senate to debate new hate crime bill, could later become law

The Georgia Senate is poised to vote on a new hate crime bill Tuesday but only after some last-minute changes threatened to derail the process. → Read More

2 competing versions of hate crime bill up before General Assembly

Channel 2′s Richard Elliot was at the state capitol, where a new version introduced by the lieutenant governor differs from the original one. → Read More

Georgia State Patrol troopers could face 24 furlough days next year because of budget cuts

All state agencies are facing proposed 14% across the board cuts. → Read More

Georgia lawmakers return to Capitol for 1st time in months

Georgia lawmakers have returned to the state Capitol for their first in-person meeting in nearly three months. → Read More

Delta announces plans to restart more routes, international flights in June

The additional safety changes and the message from Delta CEO, on Channel 2 Action News at 5 p.m. → Read More

Day cares, restaurants work to implement Kemp’s new rules

Day cares aren't the only businesses benefiting from Kemp's new orders. Restaurants can also now have more people in dining rooms, → Read More

Gov. Kemp says there are enough coronavirus tests and urges all Georgians to take one

This comes as every county in the state is now reporting confirmed cases of COVID-19. → Read More

State lost $1B over last month, meaning massive cuts as lawmakers work to balance budget

Officials told Channel 2’s Richard Elliot they are trying to figure out how to make up for the loss of 35% of the state’s tax revenue in the last month. → Read More

Gov. Kemp says state is battling 2 wars: Coronavirus and the economy

Kemp said he is well aware of those who have loudly opposed his partial opening of the economy last week. → Read More