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Day 8 - Thursday, January 28, 2010

GPB News - Politics

School Chair

Gov. Deal's Failing School Takeover Amendment Passes Senate

The plan to take over schools dubbed "chronically failing" is moving to the Georgia House.
Georgia capitol building

Lawmakers Expected To Talk Transportation, Schools, Religion

Three provocative pieces of legislation are on track for floor votes in the General Assembly.
Homeland Security

Ga. Congressional Delegation Votes Along Party Lines On DHS Funding

Georgia's congressional delegation broke along party lines in a vote to fund the Department of Homeland Security.
Medical Marijuana

New Bill Proposes Making Medical And Recreational Marijuana Use Legal

The bill introduced by Sen. Curt Thompson would call for a constitutional amendment giving Georgians a vote in legalizing marijuana.

In Speech To Congress, Netanyahu Blasts 'A Very Bad Deal' With Iran

The Israeli premier's remarks are the culmination of a controversy that began in January when he was invited without input from the White House to make the speech.