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Day 37 - Thursday, March 22, 2012

Notes

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

GPB News - Politics

autism awareness

Senate OKs Bill Guaranteeing Autism Insurance For Children

The compromise measure was approved 54-0 Tuesday after Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle told lawmakers he was proud they had taken a stand to help children with autism. The bill has been more than two years in the making.
Chattahoochee river

Governors Met About Water Dispute

Government records show Gov. Nathan Deal met with Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley in Montgomery on March 16 for a general discussion of water issues.
Georgia Capitol Building

Religious Liberty Bill In Jeopardy After Panel Cancels Review Meeting

The future of Georgia’s “religious liberty” bill looks increasingly in doubt, as lawmakers wrap their 2015 session. The House Judiciary Committee expected to take up the bill has decided not to meet.
Solar panels

Plastic Bag Ban Defeated In House, Solar Panels Bill Headed To Deal

The Georgia House has rejected a bill preventing cities from banning plastic bags. But a bill allowing people in Georgia to finance solar panels the same way they borrow money for homes or lease cars is headed to Gov. Nathan Deal.
Medical cannabis

Deal Signs Order Requiring Preparation For Medical Marijuana Law

Gov. Nathan Deal has signed an executive order requiring state agencies to start preparations now for the enactment of the state's medical marijuana bill.
7:30PCancer: The Emperor Of All Maladies - A Conversati
8:00PFrontline

The Trouble With Antibiotics

9:00PCancer: The Emperor Of All Maladies

The Blind Men And The Elephant