A State House committee heard testimony Tuesday supporting a bill that would lift the ban on hunting with a silencer.
But some are questioning whether the proposed law would make it easier for people to commit a crime or poach animals without getting caught.
The Senate education committee unanimously passed a bill Monday that would revoke bonuses for Georgia teachers who cheat on standardized tests.
The Democratic-backed legislation now goes to the full Senate for a vote before heading to the governor's desk.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is seeking a pay raise for its officers.
GBI agents contend they are among the lowest-paid state law enforcement agents in the nation and the poor pay is forcing veteran investigators to leave for higher paying jobs.
One of the bills that didn’t survive the “crossover day deadline” at the Capitol, was an ethics bill to cap lobbyist spending. Senator McKoon, who helmed the bill has promised to work toward new ethics legislation for the next session.
Voters rejected Sunday sales of alcohol by a single vote in the central Georgia town of Jeffersonville.
The Telegraph of Macon reports that 89 people voted in favor of the measure and 90 voted against it.
The US Air Force is getting rid of its reserve band at Robins Air Force Base.
A military spending plan cuts the 45-member band and it's eight ensembles from next year's budget.
The air force created what became a Robins fixture in 1941.
The state Senate heard 30 bills on an important day in the state legislature, commonly called Crossover Day.
Bills had to pass must pass at least one chamber by midnight Wednesday. Otherwise, they died and will have to start all over again next year.