Fri., June 24, 2011 1:53pm
The Kate Puzey Peace Corps Volunteer Protection Act of 2011 seeks to better protect Americans serving with the Peace Corps. The bill is named in honor of a Georgia woman who died while serving in Benin.
Tue., March 29, 2011 1:11pm
The Senate has unanimously approved legislation that overhauls the way Georgia treats sex traffickers by imposing higher fines and stiffer sentences while also offering new treatment options to people who could be victims of the sex slave trade.
Tue., March 22, 2011 6:33pm
A Senate committee today passed a measure that creates a commission to scrutinize bills relating to health insurance.
Thu., March 17, 2011 8:51am
Many bills ended their run this Wednesday as lawmakers worked well into the evening to meet their deadline.
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.
Mon., March 14, 2011 3:56pm
The state House and Senate are now more in line with what they want out of immigration reform. The Senate passed its version of a hotly debated bill
Wed., March 2, 2011 3:05pm
Today, the Senate passed a bill that would allow students to participate in extracurricular activities at other local public schools.
Mon., February 28, 2011 2:26pm
Senate Democrats say the Republican plan to fix the HOPE scholarship and Pre-K program is being rushed.
Mon., February 21, 2011 4:12pm
Tomorrow, lawmakers are expected to reveal details about their plan to cut Hope scholarship funding.
Fri., February 4, 2011 9:06am
A proposed Georgia law to crack down on illegal immigration that mirrors some provisions in Arizona’s controversial law is set for a hearing today.