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Georgia’s juvenile code is one step closer to being re-written. State lawmakers passed the revised bill. Now it moves forward to the powerful Rules Committee to decide if the bill goes to the House floor for a vote.
The $18.5 billion dollar supplemental budget that covers the state through the end of June has cleared yet another hurdle. But the version the Senate approved Thursday spends more money and makes slight changes to some of the original allocations. The spending plan is some $200 million more than the original proposal.
In-person voting for Georgia’s presidential primary will be held Saturday, February 25, 2012, says Secretary of State Brian Kemp. Registered voters are able to find statewide in-person voting locations, view sample ballots and more by visiting the Secretary of State’s My Voter Page (MVP) website.
In what’s poised to be one of Venezuela’s most heated elections in history, a young governor named Henrique Capriles will go up against the ailing President Hugo Chavez in October.
Lawmakers hosted Georgia Tea Party Day at the state capitol Wednesday. Three years to the day the party was founded Georgia Tea Party members say the party has evolved from rallies and protests to influencing policy and legislation. Nolen Cox is with the Valdosta Tea Party. He reflects on the parties start three years ago.