The Georgia House has rejected a bill preventing cities from banning plastic bags. But a bill allowing people in Georgia to finance solar panels the same way they borrow money for homes or lease cars is headed to Gov. Nathan Deal.
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed an executive order requiring state agencies to start preparations now for the enactment of the state's medical marijuana bill.
He says he has ordered the Georgia Composite Medical Board to create a patient waiver and physician certification form.
The chairman of a key House committee says a proposal to require insurance coverage of autism therapy won't receive a floor vote this session.
Rep. Richard Smith, a Columbus Republican who chairs the House Insurance Committee, told House members Wednesday that the bill is "bad policy."