Day 24 – Wednesday, February 19, 2014

GPB News - Politics

Ethics: The Ghost Of Legislatures PastEthics: The Ghost Of Legislatures Past

It’s getting crowded at the state Capitol. Now you might be thinking, so what? Well, that’s a sign that we’re getting down to the nitty gritty of the session. The halls are full of lobbyists, activists and visitors. Two Congressmen even stopped in to call on Thursday. And the flow of bills seems unstoppable. The House alone had a dozen bills on its calendar Thursday.

Police Get To Seize, And Keep, Your Property (Even If You're Innocent)Police Get To Seize, And Keep, Your Property (Even If You're Innocent)

A coalition of groups from the Atlanta Tea Party to the ACLU is calling on state lawmakers to reform Georgia’s civil forfeiture law.

A Clash Of Views, Numbers On Medicaid ExpansionA Clash Of Views, Numbers On Medicaid Expansion

The issue of Medicaid expansion drew its first full-scale 2014 General Assembly hearing Wednesday. As expected, the arguments reflected the passions surrounding the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

End Of Legislative Session In SightEnd Of Legislative Session In Sight

T-minus 5 and T-minus 15. That’s where things stand with the state legislature. Thursday is Day 25 of the General Assembly’s 40-day session. And in five legislative days, lawmakers will observe Crossover Day on March. In 15 days, the session will end with a bang on March 20.

New Confederate Flag License Plate Sparks Renewed Debate In Georgia (UPDATED)  New Confederate Flag License Plate Sparks Renewed Debate In Georgia (UPDATED)

Georgia officials have approved the release of a new specialty license plate featuring the Confederate flag. The Georgia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans requested the license plate, which features the Confederate emblem surrounded by a prominent logo of the organization.

7:00P

Nature

The Funkiest Monkeys

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My Wild Affair

The Ape Who Went To College

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Nova

Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Life Explodes

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Sex In The Wild

Orangutans