When Major League Baseball pulled the All-Star Game from Georgia to protest the state’s overhaul of its election laws, talking heads wondered: where would they take it? Which state’s elections laws did MLB find acceptable?

ATLANTA — President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan would provide an overdue fix to deteriorating highways while ramping up investment in modern transit including high-speed rail, three members of Georgia’s congressional delegation said April 7.

As news of the MLB’s decision to relocate the 2021 All-Star Game from Cobb County spread Friday afternoon, local leaders and elected officials shared their reactions, ranging from disappointment to fury.

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Major League Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. issued the following statement Friday regarding the 2021 All-Star Game:


WASHINGTON — The House cleared a $1.86 trillion COVID-19 relief package Wednesday that would provide an expanded safety net to millions of Americans enduring medical and financial fallout from the year-old pandemic. The 220-211 vote sends the massive bill, the largest yet in terms of taxpayer commitment since the U.S. economy largely shut down last March, to President Joe Biden’s desk before ...