A state legislative committee approved a resolution Thursday that would allow Georgians to vote on whether the state can authorize charter schools.
The measure would overturn a Georgia Supreme Court ruling that banned the state’s charter school commission.
The Georgia Senate Agriculture committee has approved a resolution urging Congress to allow states to administer their own version of the federal visa program that allows employers to bring in foreign workers for seasonal agricultural work.
A state senator has proposed a bill that would make it mandatory to report child abuse to a law enforcement agency.
Current law requires teachers, doctors, nurses and counselors to report suspected abuse.
South Carolina's legislature is revolting over the Savannah harbor deepening project.
Columbia lawmakers last week passed resolutions objecting to the proposed project, essentially blackening South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's eye.