An illustration for Sine Die depicting votes on a bill in the background as paper tumbles from the sky.
Credit: Sam Bermas-Dawes, GPB News

The panel: 

Chuck Williams — reporter, WRBL-TV

Patricia Murphy — political reporter and columnist, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Stanley Dunlap — state government reporter, Georgia Recorder

Tamar Hallerman — senior reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution


The breakdown: 

1. What passed and what didn't after the Sine Die deadline?

2. An elections bill made it across the finish line after being stripped down. 

Columnist Patricia Murphy broke down the election bill.

3. Several measures focusing on education were passed by lawmakers, including bills promoted by Gov. Brian Kemp.

  • Teachers were given a $2,000 raise as part of the House budget. 
  • Legislators passed HB 1084 which bans a list of “divisive concepts” from classroom discussions.
  • A last-minute amendment gives the Georgia High School Association the authority on policies involving transgender youth participating in athletics.

Reporter Chuck Williams said he is interested to see how the bill is handled by the Georgia High School Association.

Wednesday on Political Rewind:

Emory University's Dr. Carlos del Rio joins us to discuss the latest developments in the COVID pandemic.