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A state House committee passed a bill Tuesday that would make it a felony to help someone commit suicide. The bill follows a recent Georgia Supreme Court decision that struck down an existing assisted suicide law. The bill wouldn’t prevent families or medical professionals from taking a patient off a respirator with his or her consent.
Conservationists from across the state descended on the Capitol Monday to push lawmakers for stronger protections for Georgia’s waterways. One of their priorities for “Capitol Conservation Day” is ensuring that fish native to Georgia don’t get edged out by Tilapia.
Hundreds of Gingrich supporters packed into a ballroom at the North Georgia Convention Center in Dalton. Many of them carried signs reading "Newt 2012" with hand written messages welcoming the former Georgia congressman home.
A Senate Committee passed a bill late Monday that would enact the “Georgia Pain Management Clinic Act.” The bill requires pain management clinics be licensed, but exempts nursing homes, hospice care centers and inpatient hospitals.
Students, educators and lawmakers plan to gather at the Georgia Capitol to protest legislative proposals that would ban illegal immigrant students from state colleges and universities.