The bill asks to create a fund to purchase conservation easements for agricultural land.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: We now know the winners and losers from Crossover Day. Sports betting falls short, but our panel breaks down what remains.
Some two dozen people were charged with domestic terrorism in response to violence at the planned police training facility.
Legislation that would increase participation in Georgia’s medical cannabis program in an effort to resolve lawsuits filed by losing bidders sailed through the state House of Representatives on Monday.
The Republican-controlled state Senate approved a bill Monday night that would bar certain gender-affirming treatments for youths under age 18.
Monday on Political Rewind: It's Crossover Day under the Dome. Today, several high profile bills are on the line at the Legislature. Our panel breaks down the latest.
On this week's episode, GPB public policy reporter Riley Bunch joins to discuss major legislation approved before the close of Crossover Day at the Georgia Capitol.
The state House and Senate took up dozens and dozens of bills on Crossover Day, the internal deadline for bills to pass one chamber or the other to stay under consideration.
The Georgia House has passed legislation which moves many criminal cases for 17-year-olds from superior court to juvenile court.
The state House voted unanimously to repeal Georgia's citizen's arrest law, which has been in the spotlight since the murder of Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020.
Crossover Day in the Georgia legislature was dominated by a tale of contrasts Monday: In the Senate, Republicans narrowly advanced a bill that would end no-excuse absentee voting, while the House unanimously approved an overhaul of the citizen's arrest statute.
It's Crossover Day for the Georgia Legislature, and the Senate will focus on voting bills in particular. It's typically the last day a bill has to pass out of one chamber to be considered for the rest of the session. Watch a Special one-hour edition of Lawmakers tonight at 7 p.m. for the latest.
Monday on Political Rewind: Georgia teachers are now eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Officials hope the move will ensure schools across the state are able to keep their doors open for in-person classes. Also, legislators face an important deadline at the state Capitol. Crossover Day at the General Assembly means any legislation unable to pass out of either legislative chamber today is potentially dead until next year.
Thursday signals the last day for bills to be passed out of one chamber, the House or Senate, to the other. It's known as crossover day. After that,...
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