Tag Archives: senate

State budget, transportation tax bill on Senate’s Friday calendar

Opposition to the transportation tax bill is surfacing from rental car companies, insurance carriers . . .

Tags: rental car fee , senate , state budget , transportation tax bill

Senate rolls out its own version of transportation tax bill

The Senate unveils a new and much-revised version of a transportation tax bill . . .

Tags: senate , Steve Gooch , Tommie Williams , transportation funding

Senate passes bill to fund government, removes language to defund Obamacare

The U.S. Senate adopts a measure that would prevent a federal government shutdown, but would not defund the Affordable Care Act . . .

Tags: Johnny Isakson , Obamacare , Saxby Chambliss , senate , Tom Graves

House continues to butt heads with Senate over immigration

The battle between the House and Senate over the scope of an immigration bill continued on Monday . . .

Tags: House , immigration , license renewals , senate

Senate passes FY ’14 state budget

The Senate approves the state budget, moves to the negotiation stage with the House of Representatives . . .

Tags: senate , state budget

Senate approves supplemental state budget

Senate passes its version of the $19.3 billion supplemental state budget for the current fiscal year . . .

Tags: Chip Rogers , Jack Hill , senate , supplemental budget

Fasten your seatbelts – crossover day will be a bumpy ride

There will be the usual crush of bills in the House and Senate on “crossover day,” the 30th day of the General Assembly session . . .

Tags: crossover day , House of Representatives , senate

Senate adopts congressional plan, session ends

Special legislative session ends with the Senate’s passage of the congressional redistricting plan . . .

Tags: congressional redistricting plan , senate , special session

Senate tries to resolve T-SPLOST issue

Gov. Nathan Deal tries to work out an arrangement with Senate Republicans to get the bill passed that will move the date of next year’s T-SPLOST referendum . . .

Tags: chamber of commerce , Nathan Deal , senate , T-SPLOST election date , Tea Party , Vincent Fort

Legislative redistricting maps are released

Lawmakers release the proposed maps for redrawing the state House and Senate districts in Georgia . . .

Tags: General Assembly , House , redistricting , senate