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Sen. Shafer Discusses the 2014 Legislative Session

January 14, 2014

Sen. David Shafer, President Pro Tempore of the Georgia Senate, reports the happenings of the Senate after Day One.

Legislative Session Starts Today

January 13, 2014

The day has finally come. Today marks the first of 40 days for the 2014 Legislative Session.

Governor Finishes Signing 2013 Bills

May 14, 2013

Last Tuesday, Governor Nathan Deal finished signing all bills from the 2013 legislative session. He approved 340 measures, many of which aim to protect children, reform the justice system and spur economic development.

Governor Reviews 2013 Legislation

April 9, 2013

Yesterday, Governor Nathan Deal extended support to both businesses and veterans by signing House Bill 188 into law. The bill speeds professional licensing for veterans and their spouses.

Sen. Burt Jones Speaks Nonpartisan Elections

March 15, 2013

Among the first bills Governor Nathan Deal signed during this legislative session are ones that change voting law to allow nonpartisan elections for the new Macon-Bibb County government.

Crossover Day 2013

March 7, 2013

Georgia legislative session is only 40 days in length, and today, Crossover Day, holds significance for several reasons.

Review Prefiled Legislation for the 2013 Legislative Session

January 2, 2013

To prepare for the legislative session that starts January 14, state legislators have begun filing bills and resolutions for consideration.

Prefiled Legislation for 2013 Legislative Session

December 13, 2012

To prepare for the legislative session that starts January 14, state legislators have begun filing bills and resolutions for consideration.

Banning Synthetic Marijuana

August 20, 2012

During the past several years, a surge of young adults and teens have skirted the illegality of marijuana by purchasing and smoking instead a synthetic form of the drug.

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