The Georgia State House passed House Bill 98 today. That legislation, part of Governor Sonny Perdue's legislative agenda would create a $100 million public-private fund for land conservation. Lawmakers Chriss Knight has the highlights.
The Senate Rules committee today placed Tort Reform legislation on the Senate calendar for tomorrow. Senate Bill 3 is expected to be the subject of lengthy debate. Also discussed was Senate Resolution 49,
Corrections Commissioner James Donald is advocating work
Advocates of legislation that would require pickup truck drivers to wear seatbelts
There was spirited debate in the Senate today over a privileged resolution honoring Linda Meggars,
Nwandi Lawson talks with House Speaker Pro-Tem Representative Mark Burkhalter about conservation, tort reform and education.
Gerald Bryant talks with Minority Caucus Vice-Chair Senator Valencia Seay about what Democrats hope to accomplish in the Senate this year.
And the work of the budget continues. The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Education heard from Commissioner Marsha Moore of the Department of Early Care and Learning, Bright from the Start and State School Superintendent Kathy Cox told the committee about their budget needs today. We'll have the highlights.