Ethics Reform Advocates are pushing for limits on lobbyist spending.
Interests groups and representatives from both parties lobbied at the capitol today in support of a $100 limit on lobbyist spending.
Some lawmakers want to make the elected body that regulates utilities in the state more accountable to the public. The Public Service Commission recently approved one of the biggest energy rate hikes in Georgia history.
State House lawmakers Thursday passed an $18 billion midyear budget to carry the state through the end of the fiscal year June 30. Republican House Appropriations Chair Terry England says In it, lawmakers restored some cuts, including a popular meals program for seniors.