Sat., January 11, 2014 8:01pm
Lawmakers return to the state Capitol today and are gearing up for what they hope will be a short legislative session. That’s because they all want to fundraise and can’t do so while working under the Gold Dome. But while your senators and representatives rush out the door, Georgians’ problems still need solving.
Mon., August 12, 2013 5:00am
State lawmakers and staff from around the country will gather in Atlanta this week for a conference on a wide variety of issues facing states. The National Conference of State Legislatures will host its 39th annual legislative summit at the Georgia World Congress Center beginning Monday.
Fri., May 31, 2013 8:00am
State officials building a new $24 million parking deck at the Georgia Capitol are designing special parking spaces for lawmakers to give them more room for their vehicles. Design plans indicate that standard spots will be 8 feet, 6 inches wide. The "legislative" spots will be 10 feet wide.
Thu., March 28, 2013 10:21am
House and Senate leaders have settled on a roughly $41 billion state operating budget comprised of state and federal money for the next fiscal year. The two chambers will formally adopt the proposal later today, sending the document to Gov. Nathan Deal on the session's final day. The Senate and House budget chairmen say all sides agreed to the details after midnight.
Wed., March 27, 2013 1:31pm
One the second to last day of the 2013 Georgia General Assembly Tuesday, lawmakers finished work on a number of bills. The House gave passage to House Bill 115, which makes changes to Georgia’s law that allows for the removal of school board members from systems whose accreditation is in jeopardy.