Georgia lawmakers now have their sights set firmly on March 20 when the 40-day 2014 legislative session will end. Among the hundreds of measures that have a chance at passage into law this year, one proposal would place a monument to the Ten Commandments in a prominent spot at the Capitol. Another would bar the state from levying ad valorem taxes. There’s also a bill adding a high deductible option to the state employee healthcare plan. But which ones are the biggies?
With the 2014 legislative session only five months away, Second Amendment advocates are preparing to pressure lawmakers to expand gun rights in Georgia. The gun rights group GeorgiaCarry.org started its two-day annual convention Friday in Cobb County.
Thursday is Day 30 of of Georgia’s 40-day legislative session. It's the day when lawmakers separate the wheat from the chaff in legislative terms. It’s also one of the longest days of the session at the Gold Dome.
State lawmakers embark on a marathon session of legislating Thursday. They’ll be marking Day 30 of the legislative session. That’s the day that a bill must have passed one or the other chamber to have a chance at final passage this year.