Governor Nathan Deal wants top-performing Georgia high school students to receive free tuition at public colleges.
Deal on Tuesday outlined sweeping changes he is proposing to the state's lottery-funded HOPE scholarship, which is struggling financially.
State Senator Jon Albers of Roswell wants to stop the toll at Georgia 400.
The 50 cent toll was supposed to stop last year, but Governor Perdue’s administration extended it for 10 years.
Authorities have since taken out bonds against future toll revenues.
Officials with the Georgia Conservancy say, the organization has not changed its position on Savannah harbor deepening.
The group is facing questions after its Savannah staff was fired and an op-ed piece raised eyebrows.
The 4.8 billion dollar mixed oxide, or MOX, plant at Savannah River Site is designed to get rid of weapons grade plutonium by turning it into fuel for commercial nuclear reactors.
The National Nuclear Security Administration oversees the construction.
Sunday alcohol sales got a hearing in a state Senate caucus meeting Wednesday at the state Capitol. Following was a secret vote count that could determine whether the controversial measure makes it to a full Senate vote.