A state lawmaker wants to denote April as Confederate History Month and April 26, 2017, as Confederate Memorial Day under a newly filed state House resolution.
2017 Georgia General Assembly
In 2015 alone, 1,427 Georgians died in automobile accidents. Even more disturbing is the fact that traffic fatalities have increased in our state over the past nine years. These are shocking statistics, but we can preserve the lives of thousands of Georgians by studying the challenges associated with distract driving and crafting comprehensive legislation to keep our roads safe.
A state senator introduced a bill to legalize the operation of a pair of resort-style casinos in Georgia.
The chairman of the Senate Economic Development and Tourism Committee this week touted the impact the tourism industry has in the state of Georgia.
A state senator from Alpharetta will serve as chairman of the Georgia Senate Transportation Committee.
State Rep. David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, has again been re-elected as Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives.
Making good on their promise to make homeland security a priority for the 2017 General Assembly, Georgia Republicans today unveiled Senate Bill 1, also known as “The Protect Act – Protecting Georgians Against Terrorism.”
A state lawmaker says she will re-introduce legislation to create a referendum allowing voters to decide on the legalization of poker rooms in select entertainment districts in Georgia.
A special task force will be exploring what impact repealing the Affordable Care Act, known colloquially as Obamacare, will have on the state, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle announced today.
The government today continues to run social programs from the President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal and President Lyndon B. Johnson’s Great Society, and without changes, they will cause a financial crisis in the country or more taxes, a leading state lawmaker said today.