Both the Georgia House and Senate today agreed to the conference committee report on the FY '04 Supplemental Budget. The measure now heads to Governor Sonny Perdue for his signature.
The three-judge Federal panel that ordered a special master to redraw Georgia's House and Senate districts heard complaints from several groups today about those maps, which were released last week. Lawmakers' Jesse Freeman talks with legislators about the impact of those maps.
Today the Senate approved HB 1519, the Common Sense Consumption Act.
Sen. Mike Crotts and Rep. Bill Embry are urging the House leadership and House Rules Chair Calvin Smyre to set a date to bring SR 595, the proposed constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage in Georgia, to the House floor for debate. Lawmakers' David Zelski has more.
Today House members approved SB 457, part of Lt. Governor
Today members of the legislature and law enforcement officials held
The Georgia Senate today approved a special "Choose Life" license plate benefiting clinics that counsel against abortions. The plan, sponsored by Sen. Preston Smith, one of Governor Perdue's floor leaders, was initially approved Friday as an amendment to HB 1253,
The House today approved SB 482, which amends Georgia's DNA
The House today also approved SB 356, which creates a voluntary registry for property owners to register with the Georgia Department of Forestry to allow the department to measure the level of carbon dioxide on forested or agricultural property.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and occasionally, it's in the