A tax reform bill proposed on Monday could be headed for Governor Nathan Deal’s signature as early as Thursday when the state Senate plans to vote on it. Some critics say there’s not enough time to vet the bill before the end of the legislative session next week.
Gambling on horse racing won’t be on the ballot this November.
A State House Committee tabled the bill Wednesday.
Supporters are betting that the controversial legislation to legalize horse gambling will be brought to life next year—with a fighting chance to become law.
The 2013 state budget is on its way to the Senate for a final vote before going to the Governor for his signature. On Tuesday the Senate Appropriations Committee approved the $19.2 billion-dollar spending plan.
State utility regulators decided Tuesday to allow Georgia Power to close two outdated coal fired plants.
It’s a decision that complies with federal environmental rules, but it may come at a price to power customers.