Today the House passed a bill that would require the Public Service Commission to make an up or down vote on a new natural gas pipeline in the state. House Bill 1325 passed 110 to 59. Atlanta Gas Light
A bill making it easier for prosecution of GA 400 toll booth violators passed the House today. Representative Joe Wilkinson sponsors House Bill 1190,
The Senate today voted to make county sheriff's responsible for courthouse security & make superior court judges responsible for approving those security plans. Senate Bill 462, the courthouse security measure, passed 52 to one and goes to the House.
It was an active day for the House Judiciary Non-Civil Committee. Four bills received a Do Pass, including legislation introduced by Representative Calvin Hill,
The Democratic leadership held their weekly press conference today
More physical education in many state schools will be the result if Senate Bill 474 becomes law. Senator Joseph Smith says schools need to pay more attention to student health and fitness. The bill passed by the Senate today provides for a State Department of Education position to coordinate physical education.
UGA Head Football Coach Mark Richt was in the state Senate today to deliver the morning devotion. He also paid tribute to Georgia National Guard members in the Senate gallery.