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This Week in GeorgiaGov:

The Legislative Process: SB 136 Passes the House

March 25, 2013

In a 146-17 vote the Georgia House of Representatives passed SB 136, a measure to lower the legal intoxication limit for boaters and hunters.

The Legislative Process: SB 136 Goes to the House

March 8, 2013

The Senate unanimously approved a bill that would make it a crime to pilot a boat with a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher and increase penalties for those caught boating drunk.

The Legislative Process: Boating Safety in Georgia

February 22, 2013

To combat several incidences of boating while intoxicated on Lake Lanier recently, Governor Nathan Deal and several state legislators are working to strengthen public safety on the waterways.

Xpress Commuter Coach Service Offers Commuting Made Easy

January 31, 2013

GRTA's Xpress Commuter Coach Service gives commuters throughout metro Atlanta a valuable transportation option.

Georgia ‘Sees the Green’ by Conserving Lands and Waterways

January 30, 2013

Georgia expanded its investment in clean water, tourism and public health this month by adding more than 9,500 acres to the Townsend and Flat Tub wildlife management areas along the Altamaha and Ocmulgee Rivers.

Georgia Commute Options Helps You Get More by Driving Less

January 17, 2013

Georgia Commute Options are free services that help commuters and employers.

Take the Energy Challenge

December 20, 2012

Encouraged by the growing movement toward sustainability, all state agencies committed in 2008 to reducing energy consumption in office buildings some 15% by 2020.

How to Dispose of Scrap Tires

October 25, 2012

The improper disposal of scrap tires is a trend that threatens both environmental and public health. Learn how to safely and legally dispose of scrap tires.

Understanding & Curbing the Effects of Drought

October 10, 2012

As the cool, crisp season of fall settles across the state with its vibrant color collages, it’s hard to reminisce over a summer filled with images of drought across the United States. Pictures of damaged crops and withering fields flashed across our television screens, as many people wondered, “What is a drought?” or “When will it end?”

Power to the Pedals: Atlanta’s First Bike to Work Challenge

October 3, 2012

This October, The Clean Air Campaign, the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition and local transportation management associations have organized the first-ever Bike to Work Challenge. The Bike to Work Challenge encourages current and new bicycle commuters to compete as individuals or on teams with other cycling enthusiasts in the metro Atlanta area.

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