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Legislative Day 17 - February 8, 2012

This is the 17th legislative day of the 2012 session.

On tonight's program, following hours of heated debate the constitutional amendment allowing state charter schools fails to pass the house. The house will reconsider its action tomorrow.

Wild animals invade the not the lobbyists – it's sportsman's day, our Jackie Brittain has the story.

We'll get behind the scenes on that charter schools debate. Herb Garrett of the Georgia School Superintendents’ association will be here.

We go in–depth with analysis of Capitol news tonight, with Andre Jackson, Editorial Page Editor for the Atlanta Journal–Constitution, and Donna Lowry of WXIA–TV in Atlanta, 11 Alive.

You can watch Primetime Lawmakers every night the Georgia General Assembly is in session at 7pm on Georgia Public Broadcasting. The program re-airs the next morning at 5:30am.