Legislature 2018, AJC poll on Trump, Amazon HQ2: Three big stories worth checking out provides in-depth coverage of the top stories affecting metro Atlantans. Here are three highlights from this past week that you might have missed. Get more details on by clicking on the links below.

Gov. Nathan Deal outlined his agenda in his final State of the State speech before a joint session of the General Assembly in the House Chamber at the Capitol on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018.    (BOB ANDRES /BANDRES@AJC.COM)

LEGISLATORS GET BACK TO BUSINESS: The state budget, cybersecurity and religious liberty were among the big topics as the Georgia General Assembly began its 2018 legislative session on Monday.

Gov. Deal’s final State of the State address | His agenda

Our legislative coverage so far | Check Politically Georgia

President Donald Trump participates in the national anthem at the College Football Playoff National Championship at Atlanta’s Merceds-Benz Stadium on Monday, January 8, 2018.     (CURTIS COMPTON/AJC)

WHAT GEORGIANS THINK OF TRUMP: President Donald Trump’s approval ratings have crumbled in Georgia over his first year in the White House, according to an Atlanta Journal-Constitution poll released Friday that shows nearly six in 10 registered voters have a dim view of his performance.

What fellow residents said | The details here

AMAZON HQ UPDATES: The state’s Olympics-like bid for Amazon’s second headquarters loomed over the legislative session that started this week. Gov. Nathan Deal and leading lawmakers united behind a plan to call a special legislative session to hash out the lucrative offerings if the tech giant picks metro Atlanta as a top finalist for the $5 billion project.

State’s billion-dollar effort to lure Amazon | What’s in store

Georgians support enticing Amazon here | AJC poll results

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