Senator Preston Smith today announced his plans for new legislation that he hopes will help save the lives of teen drivers. Senate Bill 226, which Senator Smith is calling Joshua's law,
Speaker of the House Glenn Richardson talks about redistricting and ethics at his weekly press conference today. We'll have the highlights.
The Georgia Public Interest Research Group, or PIRG, held a press conference today to call for enforcement of clean water measures. Representatives Wendell Willard and Debbie Buckner announced new legislation to establish fees
Representative Stephanie Stuckey Benfield has told the House Education and Youth Committee that she is no longer pursuing a bill she sponsored, House Bill 497. The measure would have required a student's BMI or body mass index to be recorded on report cards.
"Education Go Get It", the largest educational partnership in history,
A Lawmakers exclusive, Gerald Bryant talks with Chancellor Thomas Meredith about "Education Go Get It" and the State University System.
Senate Bill 87, the Georgia Seed Law, would prevent local
The House today agreed to allow the Chiropractic Board of Examiners to broaden its standards. A similar measure was vetoed by Governor Sonny Perdue last year, but proponents of the measure say House Bill 266 should have no such problems.
Lieutenant Governor Mark Taylor and Secretary of State Cathy Cox joined nearly a hundred demonstrators last night at a candlelight vigil for Georgia's uninsured children. The event, sponsored by Georgians for Health Care, was held at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. Lawmakers' Sean Yancy has that story.
Today is Arbor Day in Georgia, but Governor Sonny Perdue got a jump on celebrating. The Governor planted a summer red maple tree on the northeast lawn of the State Capitol grounds yesterday. Lawmakers' Angela Von Drasek has more.