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Both chambers kept blocking each other as session ended

The House and Senate took turns shooting down each chamber’s pet causes during the final day of the General Assembly session . . .

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As session nears end, several major bills await votes

Several important bills are still in limbo as the legislative session goes into its final four days . . .

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Georgia lawmakers get started on a new term

It’s a new year and a new session for the Georgia General Assembly . . .

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Sine Die! Better late than never

The House and Senate finish up their session a half hour late, then adjourn for the year . . .

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Lawmakers may have to work harder than usual this session

Legislators could get caught up in some issues they’d rather avoid, especially those with reelection campaigns looming . . .

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The Day 40 maneuverings have started

The final day of the legislative session has begun with some intense lobbying on bills that are still hanging out there . . .

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New Senate rules should slow down late-session crush of bills

The Senate makes some changes to its rules as a new General Assembly gets underway at the capitol . . .

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Lawmakers enter the session’s home stretch

There are still many bills awaiting a vote as the General Assembly session heads into the final two days . . .

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Lawmakers kick off a new General Assembly session

Georgia legislators officially convened Monday for the start of the 2014 session . . .

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Sometimes, it’s better to do nothing

The legislative session made more news for what didn’t pass than for what did . . .

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