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Legislative Session Starts Today

January 14, 2013

The legislative session starts today with promises of debate about ethics reform, renewal of the hospital bed tax and funding for education.

Candidates Qualify for the February 5 Special Election

January 9, 2013

On February 5, voters from Coweta and Fayette counties will head back to the polls to elect a new state House representative.

Special Elections Today for Several Counties

January 8, 2013

Voters from State House District 21 and Senate Districts 11, 21 & 30, regions that include voters from Cherokee, Decatur, Fulton and Grady counties, among others, head to the polls today to cast ballots for new state representatives.

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.

New Year's Day 2013

December 28, 2012

To encourage families to spend the first day of the new year together, state offices are closed today. If you need assistance, you can visit government agencies when they reopen tomorrow, Wednesday, January 2.

February 5 Special Election

December 26, 2012

With Robert Stokley's departure from the State House District 71 seat, voters from Coweta and Fayette counties will head back to the polls on February 5.

Winter Holidays 2012

December 20, 2012

State offices will be closed Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25 so that families can spend the winter holidays together. Offices will reopen Wednesday, December 26.

Brookhaven Launches Into Cityhood

December 17, 2012

After electing their first mayor and city council less than two weeks ago, Brookhaven residents today see their city open municipal operations.

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.

January 8 Special Elections

December 12, 2012

With the resignations of state senators John Bulloch and Chip Rogers last week, voters from District 11 and District 21 will head back to the polls on January 8 to fill those vacancies. District 21 Representative Sean Jerguson, who is running for his district's now open senate seat, also put in his resignation last week.

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