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Day 18 - Thursday, February 9, 2012

Notes

House Session 10:00am
Senate Session 10:00am
Lawmakers 7:00pm

GPB News - Politics

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.
Benjamin Netanyahu

Watch Live: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Addresses Congress

Netanyahu will address a joint meeting of Congress in Washington, D.C. at 11 a.m. EST on Tuesday, March 3. Watch the livestream.
Cannabis Plant

New Medical Marijuana Bill In Senate Weaker Than House Form

A new bill to legalize a form of medicinal marijuana in Georgia has been filed in the state Senate, and unlike its House counterpart would set up a four-year study rather than making the drug available immediately.