Georgia Democrats have little power these days. They hold no statewide offices, and have forceless minorities in both chambers of the state legislature.
A provision that would have allowed students to carry weapons on public college campuses will be dropped from a revised gun bill. The provision would have opened the door for students age 21 and older with permits to carry firearms on college property. The measure has been strongly opposed by the university system and the state board of regents.
A provision that would have allowed students to carry weapons on public college campuses will be dropped from a revised gun bill expected to be introduced soon, a key lawmaker said Thursday.
A bill in the state House calls for so-called regional transportation tax, or T-SPLOST, votes to be conducted on a smaller scale.
If you look at Georgia’s lawmakers as marathon runners, you could say they’re setting in at a fast pace. The proverbial ink wasn’t even dry on the bill Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law Tuesday when just a day later lawmakers moved ahead with the annual budget two-step.