The Senate passed the budget and the House banned mining by the Okefenokee on Day 39.

Lawmakers Day 39 March 26, 2024 Lawmakers

Premiered March 26, 2024
Lawmakers Day 39 March 26, 2024

The House began the day by honoring UGA student heroes while the Senate said goodbye to a colleague. Then the frenzy to pass bills began, including the Senate’s version of the Fiscal Year 2025 Budget. In the House, a moratorium on new mining projects near the Ofekenokee Swamp was overwhelmingly passed, as well as House Bill 404, requiring landlords to keep rentals livable.

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