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The End of the 2014 Legislative Session: Six New Laws Explained

May 1, 2014

Take a look at some of the bills signed into law you might not have heard about.

5 Signed Bills Explained: Tax Credits and Prison/Veteran Reforms

April 17, 2014

From tax credits on food banks to helping ex-offenders find jobs to specializing courts for veterans, Governor Deal has been busy these last few weeks making Georgia a leaner and more responsive state government.

Becoming a Law: The Governor's Role

March 31, 2014

Even though legislators hold a major roll in creating bills during the legislative session, a bill can't officially become a law without the governor's help.

The 2014 Legislative Session in Review: What Passed and What Didn't

March 27, 2014

On March 20, Georgia concluded the shortest session for the state legislature in recent memory. Take a look at what bills made it through both chambers, now awaiting a signature from the Governor.

Doorkeeper Spotlight: Roy Ethridge

March 25, 2014

Amid the hustle and bustle of the Capitol during legislative session, there are a few pillars of stability that keep watch over the doors to the Senate. These alert watchmen are the doorkeepers.

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.