Day 30 - Crossover Day – Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Notes

10:00am House Session
10:0am Senate Session
House Rules Committee



Prime Time Lawmakers

GPB News - Politics

Census Details Today's GeorgiaCensus Details Today's Georgia

Georgia's rural population is shrinking, according to the U.S. Census. The agency Thursday released more detailed information from last year's head-count. It showed, as expected, that most of Georgia's 1.5 million increase in population came in metro Atlanta and north Georgia.

Forecasting Session's Final 10 DaysForecasting Session's Final 10 Days

With Wednesday's long legislative day known as Crossover Day now past, state lawmakers roll-up their sleeves for the final 10 working days of the 40-day General Assembly.

Trauma Care Among Dead BillsTrauma Care Among Dead Bills

Crossover Day at the Capitol included dozens of bills considered by lawmakers well into the evening. And for many pieces of legislation, their run ended on Wednesday.

Airline Tax Breaks OK'd by HouseAirline Tax Breaks OK'd by House

House members were busy on Wednesday’s crossover day handling many bills before the midnight deadline. Two bills to extend tax breaks for the airline industry passed through the House Wednesday. House members voted yes to a partial gas tax exemption for Atlanta-based Delta Airlines.

Alcohol, Gun Bills Pass SenateAlcohol, Gun Bills Pass Senate

A bill that would let communities legalize Sunday alcohol sales at stores passed the Senate on Wednesday. The lengthy debate in the Senate produced some surprising comments. Some supporters of the measure said observing a day of rest on Sundays is outdated because many Georgians worship other days of the week.

7:00P

Rick Steves' Europe

Salzburg And Surroundings

7:30P

Rick Steves' Europe

Helsinki And Tallinn: Baltic Sisters

8:30P

Georgia Outdoors

Dolphin Drama

9:00P

Last Tango In Halifax

10:00P

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries

Death Comes Knocking