Last night, Lawmakers reported that the House and Senate conferees on House Bill 84, Supplemental Appropriations for fiscal year 2005 had reached an agreement. Today we have the highlights of the changes to Georgia's $16.6 billion spending plan for this year.
The Senate today approved House Bill 191, a measure that would restructure corporate income tax
Consumer advocacy group Georgia Watch rallied at the Capitol today
The Senate also approved a measure that would make getting a divorce in Georgia a longer process. Senate Bill 25
Governor Sonny Perdue's Slam Spam Email Act passed the Senate
The Senate agreed to House changes to Senate Bill 125, a tourism marketing effort endorsed by Governor Perdue. The measure consolidates all of Georgia's Halls of Fame under the Georgia Department of Economic Development.
The Emory University Barton Child Law and Policy Clinic has created a manual for Georgia legislators to reference for questions concerning children in foster care.
Georgians for Open Government held a press conference at the Capitol today to call on legislators to oppose House Bill 218. They say that the bill would allow the State to conduct business and spend taxpayer dollars in secret.
Senate State and Local Government Committee Chair John Wiles sponsored a bill that would change the way a school board uses the power of eminent domain. Senate Bill 276