Tag Archives: General Assembly

With 11 days to go, here is what’s on the legislative agenda

Here’s where the major bills and resolutions stand, after crossover day, with 11 days to go in this year’s General Assembly session . . .

Tags: General Assembly , status of major bills

Our lawmakers move onward

Georgia lawmakers make it through the session doing what they do best — coming up with rationales for granting tax breaks . . .

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How the major issues played out in this legislative session

Here are some of the highlights of the biggest issues that lawmakers dealt with in the 2016 General Assembly session . . .

Tags: General Assembly , major issues

Most bills got through on the final day – a few didn’t

Here are some of the bills that passed, or met their final demise, on Day 40 and Day 41 of the General Assembly session . . .

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Political Notes – The final day is underway for the General Assembly

Lawmakers get ready for Day 40, the finale of this year’s General Assembly session . . .

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Day 40 — and adjournment — are in store for the General Assembly

Thursday marks the final day of this year’s legislative session, with a few bills still left to be debated . . .

Tags: adjournment , final day , General Assembly

Session’s down to the final two days

Here’s the status of major bills as the General Assembly gets closer to its scheduled adjournment on Thursday . . .

Tags: General Assembly , pending bills

Lawmakers look for the right vehicle

As the session nears the final day, legislators try to find vehicles to save their pet bills . . .

Tags: General Assembly , legislative vehicles

House, Senate leaders have their spat over bill calendars

The annual squabble over the passage or non-passage of bills breaks out this week between House and Senate leaders . . .

Tags: General Assembly , votes on bills

Legislators drop budget recess week

Georgia lawmakers convene a new legislative session, start planning for an accelerated session . . .

Tags: 2016 session , budget recess , General Assembly