Tag Archives: legislative session

Lawmakers pass mass transit bill just before session ends

The General Assembly finishes its business for another year . . .

Tags: legislative session , mass transit

Political Notes – Day 40 and adjournment for the Legislature approaches

It will soon be ‘Sine die’ for lawmakers . . .

Tags: education funding , legislative session

Ralston hates gun control, loves craft brewers

The most powerful member of the General Assembly holds forth on what he expects to see happen with the major issues during the upcoming legislative session . . .

Tags: craft brewers , David Ralston , gun control , legislative session , medical marijuana , Nathan Deal , religious freedom , teacher pay

We definitely learned some lessons from the General Assembly session

The takeaways from this legislative session are that jobs are available if you know the right person, regulations are bad except when they’re good, and raccoons in North Georgia better watch out . . .

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The parties switch roles

Democrats and Republicans appeared to have switched roles in this year’s General Assembly session . . .

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Legislators should be allowed to legislate

As in past years, important bills are held up until the dying hours of the session, then rammed through to passage by the governor and the legislative leadership . . .

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Lawmakers have one more day to meet, but the heavy lifting has been done

The last day of the General Assembly session is set for Thursday, but most of the major issues have already been resolved . . .

Tags: final day , legislative session

Political Notes – Among the state’s papers, the session’s reviews are mixed

The General Assembly session didn’t exactly receive rave reviews on the editorial pages of Georgia’s newspapers . . .

Tags: Atlanta Braves stadium , drug tests , food stamps , Greg Morris , legislative session , newspaper comments , rural hospitals

Dirtbag reporters, rambling raccoons, and other winners and losers

Some people and groups did OK in the Legislative session, others did not fare so well . . .

Tags: legislative session , losers , winners

Lawmakers talk about a short session – and they really mean it this time

It looks like lawmakers are serious when they talk about an early adjournment of this year’s session of the General Assembly . . .

Tags: Butch Miller , David Ralston , General Assembly , Jeff Mullis , Josh McKoon , legislative session , Nathan Deal , state budget