Legislative Day 25 - February 24, 2012


It is February 24, 2012, the 25th legislative day of the Georgia General Assembly...

Out of work Georgians may see their unemployment benefits cut as the Senate passes a measure to reduce payments on a sliding scale.

Secretary of State Brian Kemp withdraws his support of the professional licensing bill.
The measure would have given the power to license nurses, barbers, and other professions to a 7–member panel.

A bill passes the House requiring consolidated City–County Governments to hold their non–partisan elections in July instead of November.

It's an issue that's been around for decades; there's new life in the effort to bring horse racing and betting to Georgia.

A bill restricting abortions after 20 weeks gets a Hearing in a House Committee.

It's the end of the legislative week. We are joined onset for some of the best political analysis on the air by Buddy Darden, a former State Legislator and Congressman, and Chuck Clay, a former State Senator and Senior Partner at Brock Clay.

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



7:00P

On The Story

7:30P

Georgia Traveler

Georgia Traveler Classics

8:00P

Nature

Touching The Wild

9:00P

Nova

Inside Animal Minds: Dogs & Super Senses

10:00P

Your Inner Fish

Your Inner Reptile