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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.

The State's Role in School Closures

March 24, 2014

This winter's extreme weather brought up many questions in regards to the state's involvement in school districts. Read School Superintendent John Barge explain the state's role and decisions about school days in Georgia.

Sine Die: Day 40 of the 2014 Legislative Session

March 20, 2014

Today is the last day of the 2014 Legislative Session, also known as Sine Die. With many bills and resolutions on the table, our senators and representatives have lots of work to do!

Doorkeepers: The Gateway to the State Senate

March 18, 2014

Unknown to many, 10 people in the Georgia State Senate control the flow of the session in ways you’ve never imagined.

Getting an Alcohol License in Georgia

March 13, 2014

If you own a business or establishment selling, buying or distributing alcohol, make sure you're savvy with the laws and requirements surrounding alcohol licenses.

A Day in the Life: Senate Intern

March 12, 2014

Follow Gregory Bieger as he walks us through his daily job of being an intern for the Senate Press Office.

Read Across Georgia: Building a Strong Foundation for the Future

March 6, 2014

The State of Georgia kicked-off “Read Across Georgia” month in March, an initiative launched by First Lady Sandra Deal to raise literacy proficiency levels among Georgia’s youth.

Page Spotlight: John Albert Amandolia

March 4, 2014

From Boy Scout to Senate Page: John Albert enjoyed his day at the Capitol.

Black History Month: A Time for Reflection and Continued Progress

February 26, 2014

Every February, our great nation gives pause to honor the impact and contributions of Black Americans in the United States.

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