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This Week in GeorgiaGov

When Our Furry Companions are More Than Pets: Happy Assistance Dog Week

August 10, 2018

What qualifies an assistance dog and where can they go?

Back to School: Recognizing and Preventing Bullying

July 31, 2018

Stop bullying before it ever starts by talking with your kids about bullying. Share what bullying is and what to do when it happens. We can’t go everywhere with them but we can show them how to treat others with respect and protect themselves in a safe manner when things go too far.

Back to School: Bus & Transportation Safety

July 25, 2018

With school starting back soon, it’s important we teach our children ways to stay safe in different situations. The first in this blog series not only teaches kids how to stay safe when riding the bus, but it also gives information to motorists on how to properly share the road with students, buses, and pedestrians.

Vote July 24 in the Run-Off Elections

July 18, 2018

The next statewide election will be held Tuesday, July 24.

Several run-off elections this day will determine final candidates for the November 6 General Election. 

The Story Behind Georgia's Wildflower-Lined Highways

July 3, 2018

The Wildflower Program has been helping keep Georgia’s highways beautiful for almost 45 years. Learn more about who plants them and how you can show your support.

Fireworks? Know the Law, Use Caution, and Be Courteous!

June 28, 2018

Georgians have enjoyed fireworks legally for three years now, but do you know the latest tweaks to the law? Find out what’s legal and how to be safe!

Hands-Free Law and Others Taking Effect July 1

June 25, 2018

The legislative session is over and done, and all that’s left to do is obey the new laws, most of which take effect July 1.

While many of this year’s new laws will have little or minor impact on Georgians’ day-to-day lives, there is one big act that could have a drastic effect on highway safety.

Is Your Yard Water-Smart? Conserve with Thoughtful Landscaping

June 12, 2018

You can conserve thousand of gallons of water every year by choosing the right plants and equipment for your landscape.

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