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Legislative Day 31 - 2011

Teachers who become certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards could have their salary supplement reinstated.

The House today passed HR 248, which promises the 10 percent pay raise, but only when future budgets allow for it.

And, concern over states' rights leads to the defeat of a resolution calling for an update to the Federal Toxic Substances Control Act.

HR 381 would have called on Congress to revise standards relating to toxic materials, but last minute opposition lead to the resolution's defeat on the House floor.

Georgia is among the top ten states in the nation for home foreclosures. We go in-depth with Representative Billy Mitchell of Stone Mountain, sponsor of a bill for greater borrower protection.
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