A Georgia state lawmaker is expected to unveil legislation targeting illegal immigrants in the work force. State Sen. Jack Murphy plans to discuss his proposal at a news conference Thursday at the Statehouse.
Sunday alcohol sales is one step closer to becoming law. It was voted out of a senate committee today.
The bill lets local governments hold a vote on whether stores could sell alcohol after 12:30 pm on Sunday.
Governor Nathan Deal is pushing alternative sentencing programs as a way of reducing the prison population.
It's all about the cash-strapped state budget.
Deal wants more drug courts as a way to keep non-violent offenders out of jail, reducing the need to lock them up.
Some rural lawmakers in the state house want to make sure water transfers from one river basin to another get more scrutiny from State officials.
The move comes after the Department of Natural Resources issued new rules on water tansfer permits.
Some state lawmakers want to shorten the length of time people can vote early from 45 days to 21. The bill has bipartisan support because it would save money. Many smaller counties think it’s a good idea.