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Legislative Day 3 - 2011

Legislation has been announced that would expand school vouchers.
In a press conference today, senate majority leader Chip Rogers announced plans to expand the state's charter school program to include children in foster care and children of military personnel. Senator Rogers said he hopes the state will eventually be able to offer universal vouchers for students.

Also, Sunday alcohol sales in Georgia may be in the works. Legislation was introduced in the senate today that would relax restrictions on Sunday sales. Exact details were not available by our deadline, but a Sunday sales measure is seen by many state leaders as a way to raise much needed revenue.

House and Senate Budget Committee Chairmen, Representative Terry England and Senator Jack Hill, join us on set to talk about the budget and how state leaders plan to find funding solutions.

You can watch prime time lawmakers every night the Georgia general assembly is in session at 7 pm, and at 5:30 am the following morning.