Governor Sonny Purdue met with members of the State Road and Tollway Authority today. The SARTA board updated the Governor on a plan to establish a state-wide traffic monitoring system. This system would create a scoreboard for congestion on Georgia's highways.
The Senate today okayed a bill that would eliminate the requirement that police cars in Georgia display blue lights on top of the vehicle. Senator John Douglas said Senate Bill 64 also had safeguards for motorists.
The House passed legislation today that will alter the appropriations process for Georgia's revenue-sharing license plates.
Officers of the Georgia State Patrol met with legislators to
Property owners could build within 150 feet of streams on their land under Senate Bill 510, passed by the Senate today. Senator Chip Pearson said the bill protects both water quality and property owners.