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Day 23 - Tuesday, February 18, 2014

GPB News - Politics

Uber

Ga. Senate Clears Way For Continued Operation Of Uber, Lyft

Uber and other ride sharing companies may have passed their last legislative roadblock with the passage of a Georgia Senate bill mandating insurance minimums for drivers and the firms they drive for.
Strokers strip club

State House Backs Charge On Strip Clubs To Fight Trafficking

The Georgia House has approved a constitutional amendment charging strip clubs to provide services for victims of child sexual abuse.

Protestors Gather At Capitol Against Religious Freedom Bill

Groups that oppose the controversial religious freedom bill held a rally near the state Capitol Tuesday.
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.
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