Mon., May 20, 2013 4:01pm
Legislative staff members working with Representative Tyrone Brooks, (D) Atlanta, announced there will be a news conference Thursday to discuss the embattled lawmaker’s recent federal indictment.
Fri., March 30, 2012 12:43am
Lawmakers say Georgia is a hub for human sex trafficking. On Thursday the Senate unanimously passed a resolution to create a joint commission to combat human trafficking in Georgia.
Wed., February 8, 2012 3:57pm
House lawmakers have rejected a proposed change to the state constitution that would have given Georgia lawmakers the power to create special charter schools. The amendment failed 110-62 on Wednesday. It needed the support of two-thirds of legislators in the House of Representatives to pass.
Wed., March 30, 2011 9:56am
State lawmakers were unable to come to an agreement Wednesday on a tax reform plan after haggling much of the day.
Thu., March 17, 2011 8:38am
Members of the House were busy on Wednesday handling bills before the midnight deadline. The bills included, among others, airline tax breaks and health care.
Thu., March 17, 2011 8:05am
The Senate passed numerous bills on Wednesday including a bill that will let communities legalize Sunday alcohol sales.
Tue., March 15, 2011 3:54pm
Tomorrow is Crossover Day at the state capitol. That’s when bills must pass either chamber or won’t have a chance to become law until next year. Most of the big issues have already made it across.
Tue., March 15, 2011 1:48pm
Members of the Georgia House say it's time for state agencies to justify their budgets from the ground up.
Fri., March 11, 2011 2:01pm
The House has approved an $18.25 billion spending plan that boosts health insurance premiums for state employees and teachers by 20 percent but also restores some money for school nurses and low-income Medicaid recipients.
Fri., January 28, 2011 8:52am
Hours after a Senate attempt to undo an outgoing veto be ex-Gov. Sonny Perdue, the House on Thursday declined to back up its sister chamber, with its leader saying he prefers working with his current boss to picking a fight with his former one.